[Noisebridge-discuss] New donations/e-waste
rachel at xtreme.com
Wed Feb 23 02:03:48 UTC 2011
Will, are you volunteering to make a dump/recycling run weekly? Or get
a service to do so? That would be SO AWESOME. I can totally commit to
labelling some ... items ... and placing them in the elevator room.
Will Sargent wrote:
> Sweet. That takes care of at least some of the electronics.
> I have access to a truck, so at this point it's a question of
> determining what needs to be labeled.
> Here's the proposal:
> * Labels, instructions and a marker will provided to the trash room.
> * Stuff in the trash room gets clearly labeled with a "remove on" date.
> * Any special instructions should be also written on a label.
> * Anything that is there on or after the date labeled, gets taken to
> the dump, or to e-waste.
> * Pick up will start 3 pm Sunday and continue on a weekly basis until
> demand slacks off.
> * Whoever takes out the trash will be reimbursed by Noisebridge for
> city dump costs.
> * If you don't want it to be trashed, take the label off and take it
> out of the trash room.
> * Stuff found without a label will be NOT be trashed, and taken out of
> the trash room.
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 3:57 PM, Kelly <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
> <mailto:hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I haven't seen any official documentation of this CRT donation issue.
> That's one of the waste disposal issues I'm hoping we can pin down to
> better streamline getting junk out of NB.
> On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 17:52, Andy Isaacson <adi at hexapodia.org
> <mailto:adi at hexapodia.org>> wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 05:38:18PM -0800, Simon C. Ion wrote:
> >> On 02/20/2011 04:04 PM, Andy Isaacson wrote:
> >> > If they want a receipt, the following process works:
> >> > - they bring in the stuff
> >> > - a NB volunteer writes down what they donated, and the
> name+address of
> >> > the donor, and emails it to treasurer@
> >> > - our awesome treasurer emails them a PDF receipt
> >> Sweet. This is now documented at noisebridge.net/wiki/Donation
> > Thanks! We should also document a few other things:
> > 1. we can't accept donations of CRTs unless they're very
> > special-purpose, because e-waste disposal of CRTs is very expensive
> > in California. The exception is for unique devices, for example the
> > slow-scan CRT in the SEM or the vector CRT in an old arcade stand-up
> > console. IMHO a special-purpose but uninteresting CRT, like from a
> > commercial security system, would not qualify.
> > 2. we can't provide valuation information, the receipt will simply
> > the items donated and it's up to the donor to provide a value if
> > wish to claim a charitable donation for tax purposes.
> > I'll put those on the wiki unless somebody else beats me to it...
> > -andy
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