Akers Leaving Surplus Exchange

December 12, 2016 The Surplus Exchange (SE), Kansas City’s only e-Stewards-certified electronics recycler, has accepted the resignation of Bob Akers as Executive Director, effective December 30, 2016 according to Jennifer Tubbesing, PMP, CEO and Board Chair. Akers started with SE in 2004 and was promoted to Executive Director in 2012. “We want to thank Bob…

Ante Up for a Change

JOIN US ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH   You’re invited to a very special event, Ante Up for a Change, raising money for the Surplus Exchange. All tickets sold, auction items purchased, and wine pull entries directly support our community programs through responsible REUSE, REFURBISH, RECYCLE efforts. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH 7:00-10:00 PM LATHROP & GAGE 2345…

Make Black Friday Green with Recycled Electronic Deals

Come in to Surplus Exchange this Friday and Saturday (November 27th and 28th) to take advantage of huge savings on all of our in-stock items!   ALL ELECTRONICS ON SALE – 25% OFF! – Complete Windows 7 PC with Monitor, Keyboard, and Mouse starting as low as $93.75 after discount! – Windows 7 Laptops –…

Help support our teachers

We are looking for office supplies for our teachers. All collected office supplies will be made available free to teachers with valid school ID. If you know you are going to make a trip down to us please donate any gently used offices supplies you may have. We also would accept newly purchased office supplies. Needed supplies from teachers…

Free Recycling in Overland Park!

Just in time for Black Friday—while Americans flock to buy new consumer electronics, Surplus Exchange has a plan for the old and unwanted products. We now offer year round free electronics recycling at our Overland Park Recycling Drop-Off Center! Surplus Exchange, Kansas City’s first Certified e-Steward, has set up a permanent drop-off container at the…

Recycling Extravaganza in Overland Park!

This Saturday (October 26th, 2013) at 9:00 AM-2:00 PM, we will be participating in the Recycling Extravaganza event in Overland Park, Kansas (95th and Metcalf). Help us keep e-waste out of landfills by dropping off all your old electronics!  There will be many other recyclers at this event, so this would be a great time to…

Laser or Ink Jet?

Hope everyone is having a great day! A lot of people have asked us what kind of printer is “better”; however, it really just depends on what you’re looking for. Ink jet printers tend to be less of an investment up front; however, it’s not the printer, itself, that printer companies are making money  on….

Fee schedule updated, saving you money

The Surplus Exchange has reduced several of its recycling fees. You can now recycle your CRT monitors for a flat rate of $10 per monitor (down from $12) and CRT and rear projection televisions are now only $.25 per lb (previously $.35 per lb). We have reduced several items as well, and have added Laser…