FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Kahului, Maui (September 8, 2014) — Through the Dell Reconnect program, Goodwill Industries of Hawaii, Inc. and Dell Inc., will offer Maui residents the opportunity to responsibly recycle unwanted computers and computer equipment of any brand and condition – FREE OF CHARGE. The event will be held on Saturday September 13, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. at the Goodwill Store and Donation Center located at 250 Alamaha Street in Kahului. The first 50 donors will receive a free gift.

E-waste is a growing concern for our environment, and the Dell Reconnect program provides a great solution and system to keep these items out of Hawaii’s landfills. Since 2012, the Dell Reconnect program on Oahu has helped residents safely dispose of computers and computer-related equipment.

Items that will be accepted at the Maui Dell Reconnect event include:

  • computers (laptops and desktops – ANY BRAND)
  • keyboards
  • printers
  • scanners
  • computer monitors
  • USB accessories
  • computer cords
  • computer mice

As a reminder, Goodwill DOES NOT ACCEPT: Televisions, DVD players, VCR’s and stereos.

It is recommended that donors remove all data from hard drives and other storage media before donating to Goodwill. For more information on how to recycle your computer visit earth911.com.

For additional information, visit: www.higoodwill.org.

Goodwill Industries of Hawaii’s mission is to help people with employment barriers to reach their full potential and become self-sufficient. Supported by its retail operations and financial endeavors, its educational, employment and training programs have provided skills training, employment counseling, job placement and support services since 1959.

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