December 17, 2015

ERI Featured In Habitat Magazine

Habitat Magazine, a magazine for board members and property managers of Co-ops and condos, recently highlighted the growing e-Cycle NYC program and ERI’s partnership with the City of New York to help reduce e-waste in the city and ensure all e-waste is properly disposed of.  The full article can be viewed online at 

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November 18, 2015

John Shegerian Featured In Conscious Company Magazine

GOING ALL-IN ON ELECTRONICS RECYCLING WITH JOHN SHEGERIANAs technology proliferates on a global scale, electronic waste is becoming an ever-growing, increasingly complicated problem at the nexus of environmental and social issues. When electronics are thrown away, toxic minerals such as cadmium and lead leak into groundwater. Many of these devices also store sensitive information, such […]

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November 12, 2015

ERI Environmental Health & Safety Manager Receives ‘Certificate of Lifesaving’ Award from Phoenix Police Department

David Revis, who serves as Senior Environmental, Health & Safety Manager for ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, was honored with the ‘Certificate of Lifesaving’ this week by the Phoenix Police Department and the City of Phoenix.In an award ceremony hosted by the Phoenix Police Department at the Comerica Theatre, Revis was commended […]

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November 5, 2015

Why Aren’t Electronics Accepted in Special Curbside Bins?

How nice would it be to toss e-waste into a special curbside bin, like the regular recycling or trash? No more calling for pick-ups, no driving to recycling centers, no calling for special recycling kits. It’d all be so easy. So why can’t we, given how much of a pain things are now, recycle our […]

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November 3, 2015

How Long Does it Take Electronic Waste to Decompose?

E-waste is on the landfill blacklist for a good reason. Electronic devices seem like they were made to resist decomposition … forever. The glass they might contain takes 1-2 million years to decompose. Plastics last forever: a plastic jug lasts 1 million years, and plastic bags stick around 20 to 1,000 years. And that’s for […]

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October 29, 2015

Step-by-Step: How a Device is Recycled with ERI

ERI is one of the largest e-waste recyclers in the world and is deeply invested in making that world a greener place. But do you ever wonder what a device goes through when it’s recycled by ERI, and what makes the process so comprehensive and secure in the first place? Below are the ins and outs […]

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October 27, 2015

Four Data Destruction Methods That Could Put Your Data At Risk

Data security is one of the most important issues of our day. Sadly, data breaches happen often, with many large companies like Sony, Anthem and eBay making headlines. NPR also reported on the emerging black market for stolen health care data. The Target security breach on the tail end of 2013 is probably the most high-profile case in the […]

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October 22, 2015

How Fixing Devices or Buying Refurbished Reduces E-Waste

Sometimes buying a new product is more convenient than taking the time to fix or have your old product refurbished. But there are many reasons why it’s worth the effort to buy refurbished or check to see if your device can be repaired. Think before buying new New stuff means new materials are being used […]

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October 16, 2015

ERI Teams with LG Electronics USA and CEA for Hawaiian Free E-Waste Recycling Event

Once again joining forces with LG Electronics USA to provide Hawaiians with a convenient way to responsibly recycle unwanted consumer electronics, ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, has announced a special e-waste collection event to take place in Honolulu this weekend.This opportunity for Hawaiians to dispose of their unwanted electronics in an environmentally […]

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