Community Recycling Collection & Data Destruction Drive Thursday August 31st

by Helena Industries

  • Posted on August 24, 2017

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Thank You NWE! Sponsor of this event and Big Sky E-Recycling for August 2017!

Community E-Recycling Collection, Shred,
& Data Destruction Event

Thursday, August 31, from 7:45am to 5pm

@ NorthWestern Energy’s customer service office
1313 N. Last Chance Gulch

*Collection of outdated or unwanted electronics including cell phones, tablets, computers, laptops, computer accessories, printers, scanners, game systems, stereo systems, monitors and televisions. A $20 donation is suggested for older televisions and monitors. Secure data destruction is provided for all collected electronics, including electronic media such as vhs tapes, data backup tapes, computer disks, and hard drives.  Event includes free paper shredding for up to one bankers box, with a charge of $.28 per pound for additional material. 

*Please call Helena Industries Big Sky E-Recycling program at 406.442.8632 for business, institution, and commercial electronic material and data destruction needs. Helena Industries provides these services to businesses, including pickup, during standard business hours. 


More about NWE’s support of Big Sky E-Recycling this month!

Community Recycling Collection Event 

This free event is open to the public and part of Helena Industries and NorthWestern Energy’s August partnership promoting the Big Sky E-Recycling program. “Big Sky E-Recycling was launched two years ago to expand job training opportunities at Helena Industries while assisting the community with a secure way to recycle outdated and unwanted electronics,” noted Program Director Matt Elsaesser.

On Thursday August 31st, Helena Industries and NorthWestern Energy will host a community recycling collection event. Helena Industry staff will be on site at the NorthWestern Energy customer service office at 1313 N. Last Chance Gulch from 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a collection truck for free electronics recycling, secure data destruction (VHS tapes, hard drives, etc.), other electronic media, and up to one bankers box of confidential paper shredding. A $20 donation will be suggested for older style CRT and counsel televisions or monitors. The first banker size box of paper documents will be free for NWE customers, with a $.28/lb. charge to Helena Industries for any additional materials.

“Helena Industries is pleased to be working with NorthWestern Energy” said Barbara Walsh, Helena Industries CEO. “This is a wonderful opportunities to work together to keep electronics out of the landfill while providing opportunities for individuals with disabilities”.

“We look forward to partnering with Helena Industries in this effort to provide secure e-recycling for our customers while supporting a nonprofit in our community that is making a difference in the lives of many individuals” said Howard Skjervem of NorthWestern Energy.

For more information, please contact Helena Industries at 442-8632 or [email protected].

About Helena Industries

Helena Industries provides vocational and rehabilitative services utilizing real work, related services, and individualized resources to empower persons with disabilities to lead productive and fulfilling lives in their communities. More information on Helena Industries is available


Media Contact:

Matthew Elsaesser

Helena Industries, Program Director

Big Sky E-Recycling

[email protected]

(p) 406-442-8632

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