Power Purge

As part of the Green program, the Crystal City BID gives offices, works, and residents an opportunity to recycle their electronics safely and securely for free.

2012 Power Purge & Shred

The fifth Annual Power Purge was held on April 25, 2012 from 7:00am - 7:00pm. The event was held in the parking lot of 2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy, and for the first time included paint disposal. The Kane Company provided the electronic recycling and document shredding.

2011 Power Purge & Shred

The fourth Annual Power Purge took place on April 27, 2011 from 7:00am - 7:00pm, and includes a community paper shred. The event was held in the parking lot of 2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy. The Kane Company provided the electronic recycling and document shredding.

2010 Power Purge & Shred

The third Crystal City Power Purge includes a community Shred.  The event was held in the parking lot of 2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy, on April 21, 2010.  The Kane Company provided the electronic recycling and document shredding.

2009 Power Purge

The second Crystal City Power Purge was also held in the parking lot of 2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy, on April 15, 2009. At the end of the day 22 tons of electronics was hauled away by JK Moving & Storage.

2008 Power Purge

The first Crystal City Power Purge took place in the parking lot of 2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy from August 11-14, 2008. Everything from desktop computers, laptops, TVs, monitors, microwaves, and batteries were accepted. This was the first time that the Crystal City BID, and partner JK Moving & Storage Inc. had ever attempted a program like this.

Over the course of four days, 250 companies and individuals brought items to be recycled, and JK collected over 53,400 pounds of waste that was saved from landfills and put to good use. In addition to the Crystal City BID and JK Moving & Storage, Vornado, NCB, Conservation International and CEA provided volunteers to staff the event and assist people dropping of items to be recycled.

Recaps

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2011

Power Purge Events

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Past Events

4/24/2013
Power Purge & Shred
As part of the Green program, the Crystal City BID gives offices, works, and residents an opportunity to recycle their electronics safely and securely for free.
4/25/2012
Power Purge & Shred
As part of the Green program, the Crystal City BID gives offices, works, and residents an opportunity to recycle their electronics safely and securely for free.
4/27/2011
Power Purge
As part of the Green program, the Crystal City BID gives offices, works, and residents an opportunity to recycle their electronics safely and securely for free.
4/15/2009
Power Purge
Area businesses and residents can safely and securely drop off unwanted electronics for recycling. Everything from batteries, desktop computers and laptops, to TVs, monitors and microwaves are accepted for FREE.
8/11/2008 – 8/14/2008
Power Purge