District e-waste recycling event collected more than 24,000 pounds of waste

The Irvine Unified School District recently partnered with All Green on an e-waste recycling event held at the District Office. Approximately 16,524 pounds of e-waste was collected – at $.09 per pound, $1,487.16 was collected.

Recycling event 012415Additionally, there was 7,605 pounds of “no value” electronics collected. In total, IUSD diverted more than 24,000 pounds of electronics from entering the landfill.

Thank you to all who participated in this important event.  For more information about e-waste and hazardous disposal, visit the City of Irvine’s Environmental Programs webpage.