#REDS PLAYERS FOR THE PLANET, APRIL 27-29

PNC/Players for the Planet E-Waste Recycling Drives, April 27–29

CINCINNATI (April 20, 2012) — PNC, the Cincinnati Reds and Players for the Planet are joining forces again with Global Environmental Services and many of Cincinnati’s leading corporations for the 3rd annual PNC/Players for the Planet E-Waste Recycling Drives on April 27, 28 and 29.

The PNC/Players for the Planet E-Waste Recycling Drives provide an easy way for Reds fans and residents of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to recycle old electronics. The public is encouraged to visit three convenient locations with their electronic waste items for recycling:

Friday, April 27, 2012 – 7am to 5pm
PNC Bank, Anderson Town Center Branch
7500 Beechmont Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45255
**Reds outfielder Jay Bruce and catcher Ryan Hanigan will greet recyclers from Noon to 1pm. (No autographs, please)

Saturday, April 28, 2012 – 9am to 4pm
PNC Bank, Hyde Park Branch
3740 Paxton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209
**Reds outfielder Drew Stubbs and Nick Lachey will greet recyclers from 10:30 to 11:30am. (No autographs, please)

Sunday, April 29, 2012 – 10am to 2pm
Kroger Marketplace, Newport
130 Pavilion Parkway, Newport, KY 41071

The first 200 cars at each event will receive two View Level tickets to an upcoming Reds game at Great American Ball Park, while supplies last.

Saturday and Sunday’s drives will include paper shredding supported by Cintas.

Players for the Planet is suggesting a donation of $10 per car to offset recycling costs. Items accepted include televisions, radios, VCRs, computer monitors, personal computers, hard drives and many other electronics. For a full list of acceptable items, please visit www.playersfortheplanet.org.

Sponsors who make this event possible are PNC, Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions, Duke Energy, Rumpke Consolidated Companies, Global Environmental Services, Cintas Corporation and The Kroger Company.

Organizing partners for the 2012 Recycling Event include City of Cincinnati, Office of Environmental Quality, Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District and Green Umbrella.

Players for the Planet is a non-profit organization that utilizes professional athletes to promote environmental awareness and education in each athlete’s respective home city. The organization is founded by former Reds outfielder Chris Dickerson and former MLB pitcher Jack Cassel.

1 Comment

What a great organization, and a neat way to promote recycling!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 20,408 other followers

%d bloggers like this: