Area nonprofit recycles electronics Saturday

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87728904BlueStar Recyclers is conducting its community recycling event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 100 Talamine Court in Colorado Springs.

Items that will be accepted include electronics, fluorescent bulbs, batteries and scrap metal.

BlueStar Recyclers is an award-winning 501c3 social enterprise based in Colorado Springs. Founded in 2009, its core mission is recycling electronics and other materials to create local jobs for people with autism and other disabilities.

BlueStar Recyclers has produced more than 30 local jobs for people with disabilities in four Colorado communities;  $1.5 million in new local revenues and $1 million in taxpayer savings; and more than 5 million pounds of electronics ethically recycled.

For more information about accepted materials, limitations and fees and other events, visit: www.bluestarrecyclers.com.