Hudson, Wis. – Hudson Hospital & Clinic is hosting a fall Tech Dump event. Members of the community are invited to clean out their closets to dispose of select electronic devices safely, securely and responsibly at the October event.
The Tech Dump cell phone, tablet and computer recycling event will be held:
• Wednesday, Oct. 3 (8 a.m. to noon): Hudson Hospital & Clinic
“We're delighted to bring this opportunity to the community again for people to recycle their cell phones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers for free,” said Jeff Persells, chair of the green team at Hudson Hospital & Clinic. “We take our commitment to sustainable practices very seriously. Last time we held this event, we disposed of 2,500 pounds of electronics from our community securely and responsibly and we’d love to do the same or better again.”
The following items will be accepted free of charge for recycling at the event:
• Desktop and laptop computers (and their hardware)
• Keyboards and mice
• Unbroken flat panel TVs and monitors
• Cell phones, tablets, chargers, cables and Christmas lights
There will be a charge if the following items are brought for recycling: Tube TVs and monitors, plasma TVs, rear projection TVs, and there is an extra environmental charge if TVs or monitors are damaged. And household appliances such as fridges, printers and stereos will not be accepted.
HealthPartners partners with Tech Dump to ensure that the electronics recycling events offer the highest level of data privacy. Tech Dump offers expert safe, secure data destruction. All electronics accepted for recycling go through data destruction using NIST/DOD-compliant erasure.
Visit Techdump.org/healthpartners for the full list of accepted items, charges, and items not accepted. Call Tech Dump at 763-432-3117 (extension 1) with additional questions about the event.
NOTE: Attached photo shows a previous Tech Dump event at HealthPartners.
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About Hudson Hospital & Clinic
Hudson Hospital & Clinic is part of HealthPartners, the largest consumer-governed, non-profit health care organization in the nation with a mission to improve health and well-being in partnership with members, patients and the community. Hudson Hospital & Clinic serves western Wisconsin with emergency, birth, rehabilitation and imaging centers, specialty clinics, cancer care, heart care, orthopedics and a nationally acclaimed healing arts program. For more information, visit hudsonhospital.org.