Annual e-waste event scheduled for Saturday

Parent volunteers Andrew Sherman and Curtis Williams move a TV during Emblem Academy's annual e-waste fundrasining event. Michele Lutes/The Signal.

News release

Santa Clarita residents will have the opportunity to recycle their unwanted electronics during the annual Emblem Academy e-waste event on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event benefits residents and the academy’s STEM activities. The school is designated as a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) school in the Saugus Union School District. The event is sponsored by the Los Angeles Conservation Corps, which will collect the e-waste and take it to a recycling facility.

The annual e-waste recycling event has become very popular within the community, and they are now hosting multiple events this year, according to the group.

Electronics are produced with a multitude of precious, and potentially environmentally harmful, materials. By responsibly recycling electronic devices, these materials can be safely removed and repurposed, keeping them out of landfills.

For more information, email [email protected]. The event will take place rain or shine at the academy, 22635 Espuella Drive, Saugus. No hazardous waste materials will be accepted.

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