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IUSB hosts e-waste collection event

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Indiana University South Bend  is hosting an e-waste collection event this weekend.  This is the sixth year for the electronic waste collection.  The event helps keep toxic electronic waste, such as televisions or computers, out of the landfill and helps recycle parts that can be reused.

IU South Bend Center for a Sustainable Future Director, Mike Keen says it is very easy to bring in unwanted electronic devices.  "The team has got it down," Keen said, "tomorrow we will have 1,500 cars, you will be in and out between five and seven minutes, you don't even have to get out of your car."

The event is open Saturday to the general public from 9am until 2pm at IU South Bend.  The event is free.  Organizers are hoping to collect around 200,000 pounds of electronic waste.
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