Free Document Shredding and Electronic Waste Collection Event is Coming to WeHo

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West Hollywood Document Shredding

The City of West Hollywood will host a free document shredding and electronic waste collection event for residents and businesses on Saturday, July 23, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center employee parking lot, located at 355 N. San Vicente Boulevard. Community members are invited to bring confidential files and unwanted electronics, including hard drives, for shredding and recycling.

This is a drive-through event only, no walk-ups will be accepted. Items being dropped off will be picked up from the trunk of cars. Drivers need to stay in their vehicles at all times. All e-waste and documents must be in the trunk prior to arrival.

E-waste will be handled by certified electronics recycler, Homeboy Recycling, in a way that protects the planet and keeps data safe while creating jobs for people in the region facing serious barriers to employment. All electronics are accepted, with the exception of hazardous materials, large appliances, thermostats, light bulbs, and batteries.

This event will adhere to COVID-19 guidelines from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and California Department of Public Health. Masks are recommended, but not required.

For more information, please contact Matt Magener, Environmental Programs Coordinator, City of West Hollywood, at (323) 848-6894 or at mmagener@weho.org. For people who are Deaf or hard of hearing, please call TTY (323) 848-6496.

Homeboy Electronic Recycling is an award-winning social enterprise, offering comprehensive IT asset disposition, data destruction and electronics recycling services. They have handled millions of pounds of electronics from manufacturers, municipalities, and clients in financial services, health care, media, and other compliance-focused industries.

As one of the few R2 (Responsible Recycling), ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and B Corp™ certified companies in the world, they are committed to the highest possible standards for electronics reuse, e-waste recycling, and the destruction of sensitive data. And we do all of this while providing on-the-job training and employment for people who face systemic barriers to work.

Founded in 2011 as Isidore Electronics Recycling, they joined the Homeboy Industries family of social enterprises in 2016, becoming part of the world’s preeminent gang rehabilitation and re-entry program while remaining woman-led and laser focused on superior customer service. We proudly employ people committed to transforming their lives after having been incarcerated or gang-involved.

To read more, visit: https://homeboyrecycling.com.

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