Oklahomans eRecycling Used Electronics
Donations received will benefit American soldiers and adults and children with disabilities
OKLAHOMA CITY – April 20, 2009 – Oklahoma residents and businesses will be celebrating Earth Day by eRecycling electronics at the Oklahoma State Capitol south entrance on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009. The event is sponsored by GoGreen.OK.gov (http://www.gogreen.ok.gov) and will benefit two charities: Cell Phones for Soldiers and AMBUCS Share4Life Komputers Project. The first 250 donors will receive a tree seedling to plant and give back to our environment. Additionally all donors will receive a tax receipt.
WHAT: “eRecycle at the State Capitol”
WHO: Oklahoma residents and businesses
• Cell Phones for Soldiers collects cash donations and old cell phones. The cell phones are recycled for cash and the proceeds are used to buy prepaid calling cards for our soldiers serving in the Middle East. Their goal is to provide US soldiers with a way to call home for free. For more information, please visit
• The AMBUCS Share4Life Komputers Project, based out of Norman, OK, refurbishes donated computers and gives them to children and adults with disabilities at no charge. For more information, please visit http://www.soonerambucs.org/.
SPONSORED BY: GoGreen.OK.gov, an OK.gov initiative showcasing how Oklahoma eGovernment is helping to reduce the carbon footprint by reducing paper consumption and citizen travel to government facilities. Learn more by visiting http://www.gogreen.ok.gov.