Verizon Wireless Hosts 2nd Annual Recycling Rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — WHAT: Verizon Wireless is committed to conserving resources today and protecting the environment for generations to come. Again this year, the company is sponsoring a free Recycling Rally to collect no longer needed computers, electronic equipment, batteries and other items.

These may include*:

  • Laptop/Desktop computers/LCD or flat screen monitors
  • Computer cables/mice/keyboards/printers
  • Small electronic appliances/microwave ovens/vacuum cleaners
  • Stereo/Audio Equipment/gaming consoles/electronic toys/cameras
  • Aluminum cans/ glass/plastics/batteries
  • Cell phones/cell phone batteries/chargers/accessories

All collected items will be recycled or disposed of in an environmentally protected way. Cell phones and accessories will be donated to Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine® program to benefit survivors of domestic violence.

WHERE:Verizon Wireless (Overflow Parking Lot)2424 Garden of the GodsColorado Springs, Colorado 80919

WHEN:Thursday, August 11, 20117:30 am – 2:00 pm

CONTACT: Bob Kelley303-694-8990Robert.Kelley@VerizonWireless.com

*All batteries and toners need to be removed. Computer hard drives will not be wiped.

About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 106.3 million total wireless connections, including 89.7 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 83,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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