Collection Trucks

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.


 

  • GigaGigabiterBiter – Mobile secure destruction.

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.

Acceptable Items:

Answering Machines Hard Drives Remote Controls
Batteries Keyboards/Mice Routers
Blackberries Household Electronics Scanners
Cables Ink/Toner Stereo Components
Camcorders Lab Equipment Stereos
CDs/DVDs Laptops Tapes
Cell Phones Laptop batteries Tape Players
Compact Disc Players Mainframe Equipment Telephones
Computer Equipment Media Telecom Equipment
Computers Microwave Ovens Testing Equipment
Copiers Modems Toasters
Cords Monitors Transparency Makers
Duplicators Networking Equipment Two-Way Radios
DVD Players Pagers UPS-Power Supplies
Electric Typewriters PDAs VCRs
Electronic Games Printers Word Processors
Fax Machines Printed Circuit Boards Other Electronics
Flash Drives Radios

Unacceptable Items:

Televisions * Medical Waste Refrigerators
Dryers Nuclear Waste Thermostats
Light bulbs Paint Washers
Dishwashers

* 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

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
  • Jewelry
  • Books, records, CDs, etc.
  • Electronics and stereo equipment
  • Appliances: small only
  • Sporting goods (except used bike, motorcycle & football helmets)
  • Strollers
  • Any flat panel computer monitor.

Unacceptable Donations

  • Furniture
  • Pianos
  • 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
  • Toys*
  • 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