Recycling Events & Schedule
October 27th 2015: JLL & Classroom Central
Greenteknology partnered with JLL to raise funds for Classroom Central. Classroom Central gives students living in poverty free school supplies to help them thrive in the school setting. By collecting electroincs we will help allow even more children have access to necessary school supplies!
October 16th & October 23rd 2015: Recycling events at CPCC
Greenteknology partnered with Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC; Harper campus and Main campus) to hold e-cycling events on both campuses. We are glad to support local academics and help the CPCC community responsibly recycling their old and out-of-date electronics.
Recycling Event at Charlotte Nature Museum, April 18th, 2015
In support of Earth Day, Greenteknology partnered with Charlotte Nature Museum for a recycling event. Greentek set up a table outside the museum and collected electronics from attendees of the event. Everyone who recycled was entered in a raffle to win a free iPad!
Wilmington, NC: 3-day event!
Greenteknology hosted a 3-day recycling event in Wilmington, NC. Greentek partnered with Your Computer Friends for this event, which was a huge success. Over 30,000 lbs of electronics were recycled at this event and kept out of landfills. Multiday recycling events are great for locations far from Greentek’s main office in Charlotte, NC and Greentek hopes to hold other events like this in the future.
Earth Day Event with Network Essentials, April 22nd, 2015
Greenteknology partnered with Network Essentials for an Earth Day event on April 22nd, 2015. Greenteknology recycled any and all electronics brought in on this day, which raised money for The Lunch Project. The Lunch Project is a charitable organization located in Charlotte, NC and empowers communities by supporting school lunch programs in Tanzania. Greenteknology was excited to be part of this event, which supported local Charlotte organizations and helped keep the environment clean.
Annual Health Fair at the Park - Huntersville, May 12th, 2015
On May 12th 2015, Greenteknology participated in the Annual Health Fair at the Park, hosted by Park-Huntersville and Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center. This event promoted healthy living and Ethan Gilbert (owner and operator) hosted a Greenteknology table, accompanied by office manager Kelsey Quinto. Ethan and Kelsey provided information about safe, secure, and sustainable electronic recycling practices, and offered free goodies such as Greenteknology sticky notes.
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase, March 26th, 2015
Greenteknology hosted a booth and raffle at the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Business showcase on March 26th, 2015. This event aimed to support and benefit local businesses and Greentek was glad to participate and show their support.
Family Dollar Corporate Recycling Event, April 22nd, 2015
Greenteknology hosted a recycling event for Family Dollar at their corporate headquarters in Matthews, NC on April 22nd, 2015. Greentek collected and recycled electronics of Family Dollar employees and their families. Greentek also offered onsite paper shredding. The event was extremely convenient for employees, who were able to recycle when they pulled up to work.
Earth Day at Schiele Museum, April 11th, 2015
Greenteknology was part of the Earth Day event at Schiele Museum on April 11th, 2015. Greentek set up a booth and shared their knowledge about green living and recycling. Recycling-themed word searches were available for children. Greentek also displayed a shredded hard drive to demonstrate how electronics are safely recycled.
Jewish Community Center Spring Cleaning Event, March 22nd, 2015
Greenteknology was part of the Jewish Community Center's recycling event on March 22nd, 2015. Greentek collected electronics to recycle and also collected paper for shredding. Over 1,600 lbs of paper were collected at this event! Greentek invited all individuals who recycled to enter a raffle for an iPad! A novelty of this event was that Greentek checked all recycled cellphones to see if they were working - if so, these cellphones were wiped of previous data and donated to an organization that provides phones to victims of domestic violence.