UCP Of Greater Sacramento Partners With Tri-Valley Recycling To Help Planet, People With Developmental Disabilities

Top Quote E-waste recycling program raises funding for local nonprofit. End Quote
  • Sacramento, CA (1888PressRelease) July 17, 2010 - Residents across five counties can discard electronic waste while raising funds to empower people with developmental disabilities, thanks to a partnership between Tri-Valley Recycling and UCP of Greater Sacramento. El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Nevada and Yolo county residents can schedule a free pick-up at their house or business by calling (800) 317-3112 and mentioning UCP.

    "A better world for people with developmental disabilities starts with a healthy environment, so this is a win-win," said Doug Bergman, president and CEO of UCP of Greater Sacramento. "We are grateful to Tri-Valley Recycling for honoring the families we work with and for helping to empower all people with developmental disabilities to live life without limits."

    Accepted items include:
    Televisions and monitors
    Computers, laptops and computer components
    Network equipment, printers and scanners
    Mp3 players and iPods
    Video games and arcade machines
    Fax machines, cell phones and household phones
    Stereo equipment, music instruments, amps and speakers
    Digital cameras and video cameras
    CD/DVD/VHS players
    Wires and power tools

    Each month, 2,600 children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families are empowered to live life without limits at UCP of Greater Sacramento. UCP is the leading provider of comprehensive services to children, adults and families with developmental disabilities in El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties. Programs include Saddle Pals therapeutic horseback riding, UCP's Autism Center for Excellence at Sacramento State, adult day programs, independent living services, transportation and in-home respite care for families. For more information, visit www.ucpsacto.org.

    Tri Valley Recycling collects and properly handles electronic waste, and all recycling is done in the United States. The licensed company was formed to help businesses and consumers dispose of electronic waste materials in a cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner that is in full compliance with the law. For more information, visit www.trivalleyrecycling.com.

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