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Special Pals Hosts Barks & Bytes Electronic Recycling Drive Saturday, August 4!

Posted Jul 06 2012 11:11am

Businesses and the public can donate outdated or broken e-clutter to benefit the homeless animals at the shelter.


Do something good for the environment and the homeless animals of West Houston by recycling unwanted electronics with Special Pals . Computers, keyboards, monitors, printers and ink cartridges are among the items that will be collected at the community event.

Local businesses are also encouraged to get involved and get rid of any unwanted electronics being kept in their offices or in storage. In addition to computers and servers, office equipment such as copiers, faxes and telephone systems will be accepted.

Other consumer electronics being accepted include game consoles, flat screen LCD televisions, cell phones, mp3 players and clock radios.

Those wishing to donate need only load up their items and visit the drop off location at Members Choice Credit Union on Saturday, August 4 from noon until 4:00 p.m. Even a truck full of e-clutter will be unloaded for you!

Special Pals is partnering with Green Arrow Recycling to collect the unwanted electronic equipment. Green Arrow works with reputable organizations to obtain parts from the electronics for recycling or scrapping, keeping usable materials and harmful chemicals out of our landfills.

Event Details

When: Saturday, August 4 Time: Noon – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Members Choice Credit Union, North Fry Branch 3770 N. Fry Road (at Clay) Katy, TX 77449


For a complete list of electronics that will be accepted at the Barks & Bytes Electronics Recycling Drive, please visit:

For the Special Pals shelter supplies wish list, please visit:

About Special Pals:

Special Pals is a limited-intake, no-kill animal shelter located in West Houston. As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization our mission is to make the world a better place for healthy cats and dogs by providing temporary shelter and health care, an alternative to euthanasia, adoptive homes and education to the community about the responsibilities of pet ownership and the importance of spaying and neutering. We offer adoption services, boarding, low-cost wellness clinics and low-cost spaying and neutering.


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