The UNM Staff Environs Committee will conduct an electronic waste recycling event on Saturday, Nov. 6 as part of Family Weekend activities at the university.  The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the "A" parking lot near the corner of Stanford and Central NE.  All discarded electronic equipment will be accepted, but there will be a $10 charge for television sets and a $5 charge for monitors without computers.

The Staff Environs Committee can accept all computers and computer related equipment such as monitors, printers, scanners, copiers, fax machines, phones/cell phones, rechargeable batteries, satellite TV equipment, mice/keyboards, stereos and speakers.

Items not accepted include appliances, coffee machines, toaster ovens, bread machines, crock pots, hair dryers, irons, microwave ovens, electric heaters and alkaline batteries.

For more information, call Linda McCormick at 269-6131 or or Karen Wentworth at 277-5627 or