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Release Date: Apr 21, 2015

Spark Conscience: Power Purge & Shred Returns Tomorrow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2015
CONTACT: Angela Fox, afox@crystalcity.org, 703-412-9430

 
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Spark Conscience: Power Purge & Shred Returns Tomorrow

Crystal City (Arlington, VA) – Don't forget to bring your recyclables and celebrate Earth Day’s 45th Anniversary at the Crystal City Business Improvement District’s (BID) annual Power Purge & Shred tomorrow, April 22nd from 7 AM to 7 PM. The collaboration among CEA, Vornado/Charles E. Smith, and the eCyclers division of the Kane Company provides an opportunity for Crystal City residents and workers to drop off everything from batteries, desktop computers and laptops, to TVs, monitor and microwaves. This year, help people in need by donating an old bike to Bikes For The World and receive a new LED light bulb from Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy (AIRE) when recycling an old incandescent bulb at the event.  (Limit one per person, and while supplies last). Snap a photo of your purged goods and post on Twitter or Instagram with #PowerPurge and a clever goodbye quote and our favorite will win a gift certificate to a free class at TechShop.

Power Purge Details

  • When: Wednesday, April 22nd from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • What: Securely recycle electronics, shred paper, dispose of paint and donate your old bicycle.
  • Where: 1900 Crystal Drive
  • Social Media: Like Crystal City on Facebook and interact with us on Twitter using #PowerPurge. Guests who take photos during the event and post to Twitter or Instagram using #PowerPurge and tagging @CCBID will be eligible to win a gift certificate to a free class at TechShop.