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1:21 am on Tuesday February 7, 2012

A free recycling, document shredding event (Update: New record)

Flickr user splorp Update February 7: Record turnout was recorded on both sides of the county for this recycling event. At the Shanklin event in Northern Beaufort County 677 came out and down in Bluffton 1,287 cars filled up some tractor trailer...
5:03 am on Friday November 4, 2011

AVX to demolish 17th Avenue "MB1" location, eventually

Right off the heels of the ongoing contamination scandal, it has been discovered that AVX has plans to level the long-standing location in reports to DHEC. The only thing is, the City of Myrtle Beach doesn't know anything about it and no permits...
9:00 am on Wednesday August 3, 2011

Be green and obey the law at this weekends recycling event (with bonus document shredding)

Flickr user splorp The Beaufort County Division of Solid Waste and Recycling is holding a special Electronic Goods Collection and Document Shredding event Saturday, August 6th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Residents are encouraged to bring their broken...
2:00 pm on Wednesday July 6, 2011

Heads up Beaufort: New e-cycling law takes effect July 1 (update: refresher)

Flickr user Pylon757 Updated July 6: Just a reminder that the new e-cycling laws took effect July 1. For a refresher on what that means, you can check out the post below or head on over to the Beaufort County web page that outlines the new rules....
2:00 am on Monday April 25, 2011

Recycling old electronics becomes mandatory in S.C. on July 1

Image by Flickr user wgbyWe knew this was coming for some time: A new state law goes into effect July 1st requiring all residents to recycle computers, monitors, printers and televisions. The new law aims to prohibit the amount of discarded...
5:57 am on Sunday January 30, 2011

Ditch your old electronics in a free, environmentally friendly way this Saturday (update: big turnout)

Flickr user splorp Update January 30: Bluffton Today went down to the collection event South of the Broad, and its sounds like turnout was pretty impressive all around the county. Take a read of the paper's report here. First reporting: Beaufort...
6:19 am on Sunday June 20, 2010

Planning line up for an iPhone 4 in Charleston? Here's where to group up

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitel From the fun two years back; more shots here.We've already heard some chatter from the local twitterers about when they should group up if they're planning to wait in line to score an iPhone 4 from the Apple Store on...
7:21 am on Thursday November 12, 2009

Keep those nasty metals out of our ground, drop them off for recycling - and score some free coupons

Image by Flickr user Bert van Dijk Image by 20091112-waste.jpgYou can drop your old electronics off at the Tanger Outlets on Saturday, November 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for free recycling. Not only is it good for the health of our landfills, but...
7:03 am on Monday January 5, 2009

Don't trash those electronics, here's where to recycle in Charleston

Image by Flickr user Maia CImage by 20090105-recycle.jpg Now that you've got a that shiny new (iPod/TV/computer) don't throw your old one in the trash. Charleston County’s Solid Waste and Recycling Department staff reminded us by e-mail that not...
8:20 pm on Saturday July 26, 2008

Apple's King Street store opens to fanfare, iPhone 3Gs, and free t-shirts

Image by TheDigitelImage by 20080726_apple_store_tee.jpg The loyal would receive free t-shirts emblazoned with "Apple King Street." Only extra large sizes were available. Hopefully the crowd ate a lot in line. View more photos. As was expected,...

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