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[GreenYes] Fwd: 2/17-18 Staples Computer Reuse & Recycling
Recommendation:  Check with your local Staples store before promoting!

Gary Liss

>From: "Brown, Rebecca" <>
>To: "'Gary Liss'" <>
>Subject: FW: 2/17-18 Staples Computer Reuse & Recycling
>Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 08:56:50 -0800
>Gary-here's another reply to further info about Staples' program.  Doesn't 
>sound well managed!
>Phone: 916-341-6680
>Fax: 916-319-7527
>CIWMB - Office of Local Assistance
>PO Box 4025 (1001 I St.)
>Sacramento, CA 95812-4025
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Dana Armstrong []
>Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2002 8:47 AM
>To: ''; Brown, Rebecca; Kalpakoff Joe; 
>Denise Kotko; Ackley Patricia; Belinda Barbour; Brad Albert; Britt Fussel; 
>Burlingame Janeen; Carr Dean; Dana Armstrong; Danette Fieguth; Darrin 
>Jenkins; David C. Crandell; David R. Wlaschin; Dennis Delzeit; Felix 
>Ortiz; Gary Misenhimer; Gilliam Suzan; graham mitchell; Hart Jim; 
>Heffernon Kelly; Jeff Monaco; Jerry Watson; Joe Deakin; John Davis; 
>Kathleen Bingham; Lori Thomas; Martin Wilkins; Mary Whittlesey; McKeen 
>Diana; Mel Parreira; Michael Adams; Mike Ford; Niemi Rose; Rodney Foster; 
>Ron Munds; Ruben De Leon; Scott Arenella; Sherri Metz; Summers Kimberley; 
>Tom Baffa; Tom McCurdy; Valerie Humphrey; William Worrell; Woods Jeff
>Subject: RE: 2/17-18 Staples Computer Reuse & Recycling
>We also called our local Staples in Victorville and spoke w/ 
>manager.  Details are a little different than what is in the original 
>email.  The "$100 off" on a new computer only applies if you bring in an 
>old CPU.  Manager did say, however, that they would be taking all other 
>computer components as well.  He indicated they would be shipping old 
>machines/components collected at the Victorville store back to the 
>regional distribution center in Rialto for further sorting, packing, etc.
>I'd definitely recommend "verifying" information with local store managers 
>before promoting this locally in a big way.
>Dana Armstrong
>City of Victorville Sanitation Dept.
>(760) 955-5086
>-----Original Message-----
>Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2002 8:29 AM
>Subject: Re:2/17-18 Staples Computer Reuse & Recycling
>I called our local Staples in Woodland and spoke with the store 
>manager.  He was
>not aware of the details I read to him in the attached e-mail.  He did say 
>there would be a special advertisment in the local paper on Sunday 17 & 
>18 only, that would explain this promotional campaign.  He said that most 
>managers are not aware of the adverstisment nor special promotionals until 
>night before.  He was quite surprised when I read him the details contained
>herein.  I wanted to check with my local Staples before I spread the 
>word.  Just
>a little FYI.
>Heidi Hopper, Conservation Coordinator
>ph)  530-406-5109
>fax) 530-666-1266
>Location: (FedExp&UPS only)
>42929 County Rd. 24
>Woodland, CA
>Mon-Fri, 7am-4pm
>US Mail: (only)
>City of Woodland
>Environmental Operations/PW
>300 First Street
>Woodland, CA 95695-3413
>____________________Reply Separator____________________
>Subject:    2/17-18 Staples Computer Reuse & Recycling
>Author: "Brown  Rebecca" <>
>Date:       2/13/02 7:24 AM
>Good morning,
>Here's some interesting information I just received.  Unfortunately, it's
>short notice making it more difficult for you to promote.  I hope the event
>will offer some opportunities for many of you and your communities.
>Rebecca Brown
>Phone: 916-341-6680
>Fax: 916-319-7527
>CIWMB - Office of Local Assistance
>PO Box 4025 (1001 I St.)
>Sacramento, CA 95812-4025
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Gary Liss [<>]
>Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 2:26 PM
>Prevention Listserve; P2TECH Listserv;;
>Subject: [GreenYes] Fwd: 2/17-18 Staples Computer Reuse & Recycling
>Apologies for Cross-Postings
> >Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 13:20:03 -0800
> >From:
> >
> >Forwarded from the Waste Reduction Listserv FYI.
> >
> >Staples, which operates more than 1,400 "superstores" for office
> >supplies, will accept computer equipment for reuse and recycling at its
> >stores nationwide this Sunday, February 17 and Monday, February 18
> >(Presidents' Day).  Individuals and businesses can bring in their old
> >computer equipment, including monitors and hard drives.  There is no
> >charge for this service.  Through a partnership with Gifts in Kind
> >International, computers will be refurbished and given to children's
> >organizations in communities across the country.  Computers that are
> >unable to be rebuilt "will be recycled responsibly to generate reusable
> >materials," according to the press release.
> >
> >
> >To find the locations of Staples stores, see their website at:
> ><>   Click on "Find a Store" 
> at the top.  If you
> >click on "United States" and give your city or zip code, it will find
> >the closest stores, and will give their address and phone number.  To
> >confirm store hours and whether they will accept a certain type of
> >computer equipment (especially anything unusual), people can call the
> >store directly.
> >
> >
> >People who bring in old computer equipment to Staples during this event
> >can receive a $100 savings on a new computer with an Intel Pentium 4
> >processor, or $20 off a purchase of $100 or more for other Staples
> >products purchased during those two days.
> >

Gary Liss
Fax: 916-652-0485

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