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Technology Recycling & Shredding
We have a numer of recycling options to meet the diverse needs of our region. Please consider the following opions as you plan your recycling efforts.
Locally, Fair Salvage, offers recycling for most technology and electronics dropped off at their Sheridan, Michigan location. They will pickup for larger recycling quantities. Their web page offers a list of items and the amount they pay back for recycling.
Green Wave, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, provids pickup, data destruction, and recycling for most technology and electronics. Recycling is free and they pay back per unit for some items and $.02 per pound for all other electronics. They do not charge a disposal fee for most CRT and TV's except for certain televisions.
Comprenew, headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, provides free electronics recycling with the exception of CRT's and small appliances. Drop off recycling is available at any of their recycling locations any day or time.
Comprenew also particpates with our Montcalm County Recycling Center located at the Mid-Michigan District Health Department, Stanton, MI which is currently available on Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment. Please call 989-831-7504. Click here for more information.
Goodwill Industries locations are available for drop off and donation of electronics and technology for recycling. For larger recycling events, Goodwill Transportation Services can arrange for semi trailers and gaylords at no charge.
Batteries Plus with location in Mt. Pleasant and Walker, Michigan, accepts drop off of lead acid and dry cell batteries for free recycling.
Pace Butler provides recycling of cell phones and provides promotional materials, drop boxes, and shipping containers with shipping labels.
Shred-it USA offers document shredding with options for onsite shredding, routine pickup, and totes or dumpsters.
West Michigan Document Shredding offers document shredding with options for onsite shredding, routine pickup, and totes or dumpsters.
Discounts on Technology Purchasing and Services
With membership comes privileges. As a result of MAISD licensing or memberships the following businesses and organizations may offer discounts to our districts and their employees.
VERIZON WIRELESS - MAISD staff can receive up to 18% off their personal monthly cellular bill and up to 25% off accessories.
You must already be a Verizon Wireless customer, an active MAISD staff member, and have an active MAISD.COM e-mail account to participate.
No exceptions are allowed.
MiCTA - The Montcalm Area ISD on behalf of all of our county school districts is a member of MiCTA which in turn provides blanket membership for all of our schools to receive discounts. Visit their web site to view their current bids and available discounts. Examples include, Verizon, Sprint and other telecommunications related industries.