SOUTH HOLLAND, IL –(ENEWSPF)–April 22, 2016. The South Suburban College Sustainability Committee is pleased to announce its annual Earth Awareness Day Expo to be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Main Campus in South Holland. Vendors for the day include: Chicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, Cook County Department of Environmental Control, Cook County Forest Preserve, Healthy Schools Campaign, One Step for Animals, Sand Ridge Nature Center, The Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie and others. The expo is free of charge and open to the public.
The Cook County Department of Environmental Control will be hosting a prescription drug take-back throughout the day in the Atrium and there will be an e-waste collection for used electronics and computers
E-waste Recycling • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • SSC Atrium
ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONICS – Computers, Cable Boxes, Cell Phones, Copiers, DVD Players, External Drives, Fax Machines, Keyboards, Laptops, Mice, Monitors, MP3 Players, PDAs, Printers, Radios, Remote Controls, Routers, Scanners, Servers, Stereos, Telephones, Typewrites, VCRs, Video Game Consoles.
ACCEPTABLE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS – Blenders (no glass), Bread Makers, Cameras, Carpet Sweepers, Clocks, Coffee Makers, Curling Irons, Electric Knives, Electric Toothbrushes, Fans, Flat Irons, Food Sealers, Fryers, Hair Cutters, Hair Dryers, Heaters, Irons, Holiday Lights, Massagers, Metal Tools (drills, screwdrivers, etc.), Mixers, Microwaves, Shavers, Toasters & Toasters Ovens, Vacuum Cleaners, VHS Tapes.
We Cannot Accept Clothing Washers, Clothing Dryers, Dishwashers, Refrigerators, Stoves or Televisions.
Prescription Drug Take Back • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • Atrium
Prescription and over-the-counter medications will be accepted. Contents should be removed from their bottles and placed in a sealable plastic bag. Aerosol pharmaceuticals such as inhalers will also be accepted.
We Cannot Accept Needles, Infectious Medical Waste, and Controlled Substances.
SSC students chartered the SSC Green Club in 2012, and in 2013 the college’s growing activity earned recognition from Governor Pat Quinn and the Green Governments Coordinating Council as a “Bronze Level Compact School” within the Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact program.
SSC’s Main Campus is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois. For more information on Earth Awareness Day, please call 708- 210-5757.