CINCINNATI -- The Reds PNC/Players for the Planet E-Waste recycling drive at Hyde Park Plaza collected approximately 40 tons of electronic waste from over 450 vehicles on Saturday. Center fielder Drew Stubbs greeted recyclers along with actor/singer Nick Lachey, a Cincinnati native who made his name with the band 98 Degrees.
On Friday at Anderson Town Center, there was 35 tons of electronics waste from over 400 cars. The drive was to continue on Sunday morning at the Kroger store in Newport, Ky., with the first 200 cars with recyclables receiving two free tickets to a future Reds game.
Among the acceptable items take for recycling were personal computers, monitors, TVs, keyboards, VCRs, DVD players, printers and radios.