GigaBiter and Impact
Borough Residents and Businesses Only!
GigaBiter Mobile Destruction Company and Impact Thrift Stores will be on site to collect items at the Earth Fest from 11:00am to 3pm. The two company’s trucks will be located on Park Avenue in Ambler.
Park Avenue will be blocked off for pedestrian traffic and cars dropping off items. People who wish to drop off items, should take Bethlehem Pike to Lindenwold Avenue, then proceed down Lindenwold to Park Avenue. Make a right onto Park, pull over beside the trucks. Drop off items, then drive to Butler Pike.
You are encouraged to find a parking spot in one of several available lots, and come back to the Earth Fest to learn about the environment, visit the exhibits, attend the lectures, enjoy children’s activities and taste delicious foods.
11am to 3pm on Saturday, April 18th
GigaBiter is bringing a Secure Mobile Electronic Destruction Vehicles for the on-site destruction of electronic waste. Their exclusive destruction system is ideal for hard drive destruction. The process is much more secure than hard drive “wiping” (hard drive erasure). GigaBiter then hauls away the grindings for final sorting and recycling.
|Answering Machines||Hard Drives||Remote Controls|
|Cell Phones||Laptop batteries||Tape Players|
|Compact Disc Players||Mainframe Equipment||Telephones|
|Computer Equipment||Media||Telecom Equipment|
|Computers||Microwave Ovens||Testing Equipment|
|Duplicators||Networking Equipment||Two-Way Radios|
|DVD Players||Pagers||UPS-Power Supplies|
|Electronic Games||Printers||Word Processors|
|Fax Machines||Printed Circuit Boards||Other Electronics|
|Televisions *||Medical Waste||Refrigerators|
* Gigabiter charges $10 to take a television. Certain TV’s can be dropped of at Best Buy at no cost. Consult Best Buy for specific.
Impact Thrift Stores
11am to 3pm on Saturday, April 18th
Impact Thrift Stores is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose primary mission is to financially support local charities through the net proceeds generated by our thrift store operations.
Acceptable Donations at Ambler Earth Fest
- Clothing, shoes, and accessories
- Household items
- Books, records, CDs, etc.
- Electronics and stereo equipment
- Appliances: small only
- Sporting goods (except used bike, motorcycle & football helmets)
- Any flat panel computer monitor.
- Large appliances
- Cribs and car seats
- Used bicycle, motorcycle & football helmets
- Food (consider calling local church, synagogue, & food banks)
- Built-in dishwashers
- Combustible items: kerosene, gasoline, propane, oil-based paints, lamp or motor oil, any hazardous materials/liquids
- Console stereos (unless in perfect, like-new condition)
- Opened containers/packages
- Opened games or puzzles
- Skis, poles, and boots
- TVs & any CRT monitors**
Television Policy: Impact Thrift Stores will only accept televisions that are 27″ or smaller and in working condition. Flat screen TVs of any age will still be accepted as long as they are in working condition. With Pennsylvania’s electronic recycling laws enacted as of January 23rd, 2013, we are not able to dispose of unsaleable CRT or tube-type TV units.
Computer Monitors: Impact Thrift Stores will no longer accept CRT computer monitors for donations (CRT are the non-flat screen monitors.) With Pennsylvania’s electronic recycling laws enacted as of January 23rd, 2013, we are not able to dispose of unsaleable CRT computer monitors. We will continue to accept flat panel computer monitors for sale and recycling.
*The enforcement of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) on Feb, 10, 2009, has prohibited Impact Thrift from selling toys and certain other items meant for children 12 and under. For additional information, visit the government website at http://www.cpsc.gov/about/cpsia/cpsia.html.
**Due to Pennsylvania’s electronic recycling laws enacted as of January 23rd, 2013, we are not able to dispose of unsaleable CRT televisions or computer monitors.
Upper Dublin Residents: Upper Dublin Township is sponsoring an e-waste collection for Upper Dublin Residents and Business on April 18th. For Info: http://www.upperdublin.net/departments/publicworks/hazardous.aspx