STC to partner in battery recycling for Earth Day 2011

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College will partner with Huntingdon Restoration, Inc. in a battery recycling effort for Earth Day. The college will serve as a drop-off location for car batteries and smaller on Friday, April 22 from 8 am – noon in the rear parking lot of the Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road.

Companies and individuals looking to recycle larger batteries are encouraged to contact HRI directly for pickup or for a location capable of handling larger batteries. The phone number is 912.234.2173 or by email at

Proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross.

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (