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National Research University Higher School of EconomicsNewsGet Your Old Phones and Notebooks out. Dead Electronics Days Are Coming

Get Your Old Phones and Notebooks out. Dead Electronics Days Are Coming

On November 18-20, Green HSE is organising another electronics collection. Anything collected will be sent for recycling at the Petromax factory in Lobnye.

This will be the second collection. Last time, in April 2015, we collected and despatched 92 kg of used electronic equipment. This time special containers for old phones, notebooks and other devices will be located around 10 university buildings:

  • 3 Bolshoy Tryokhsvyatitelsky Pereulok
  • 46Б Volgogradsky Prospekt
  • 33 Kirpichnaya Ulitsa
  • 12 Malaya Pionerskaya Ulitsa
  • 8/2 Maly Tryokhsvyatitelsky Pereulok
  • 9/11 Myasnitskaya Ulitsa
  • 20 Myasnitskaya Ulitsa
  • 21/4 Staraya Basmannya Ulitsa
  • 34 Tallinskaya Ulitsa (Strogino)
  • 2/8 Khitrovsky Pereulok
  • 28 Shabolovka Ulitsa

On Nivember 18-19 the masterclasses on how to make robots and art out of used electronic devices will be held at MIEM building.

For news updates on the event, follow the Green HSE community on Facebook.

Green HSE is a student eco-community which, with the university’s support, aims to make HSE the first green university in Russia. Green HSE wants to raise student awareness about dealing with waste in a sensible way and have already placed containers for paper, plastic and used battery collection around the university buildings.