Around eight tonnes of electronics were collected as well over 200 cars brought their unwanted computers, televisions and accessories to a free electronics disposal day in the parking lot outside the SilverCity theatre in Gloucester on Saturday, April 17.
Through their refurbishing program, the Knights of Columbus picked up about two-dozen computers and half-a-dozen functional laptops they hope to pass on to community groups and individuals that can’t necessarily afford a new machine.
1-800-GOT-JUNK? hosted the event – a company that recycles and donates what it can to minimize what is taken to the landfill.
The Knights of Columbus will hold their own computer drive on May 15 at Divine Infant elementary school.