April 10, 2024

ERI Partners with Staples to Broaden Nationwide Store-Based Recycling Services to Now Include Consumer Batteries

BOSTON, April 10, 2024–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ERI, the nation’s largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, announced today its expanded recycling partnership to provide convenient, free recycling of consumer batteries and other items at Staples stores nationwide.Starting this week, Staples will broaden its existing Recycling Services program with long-time recycling […]

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April 4, 2024

Alkaline Battery Recycling: Notable Public-Private Partnerships

Alkaline batteries, also known as single-use batteries, are the batteries you use each day in things like smoke detectors, remotes, and portable radios. When they run out of energy, it used to be commonplace to throw them into the household trash. In some communities, it’s what people are told to do.Trashing alkaline batteries isn’t the […]

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April 3, 2024

US Department of Energy Recommends Grant Award for ERI’s Plan to Expand Participation in Consumer Electronics Recycling

FRESNO, Calif., April 03, 2024–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ERI, the nation’s largest recycler of e-waste in the US and creator of RecycleNation (the #1 ranked consumer recycling search engine) and the Impact Podcast (the leading sustainability discussion forum), announced today that it has received official notice of a recommendation from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) in support of its approximately […]

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March 19, 2024

RecycleNation Named Nation’s #1 Recycling Search Tool and Database

LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2024–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RecycleNation.com, an online search engine tool and informational site designed to help anyone, anywhere in the United States find the nearest location to responsibly recycle anything, has been ranked as the #1 recycling tool on the internet and #2 recycling-related site overall, according to a recently announced ranking by FeedSpot.FeedSpot analyzes […]

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February 26, 2024

ERI’s John Shegerian Shares Insights on the Benefits of Responsible E-Waste Recycling at ESG & Decarbonizing Real Estate Forum

John Shegerian, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of ERI, the nation’s largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, participated in a panel on sustainability best practices at the annual ESG and Decarbonizing Real Estate Forum in Nashville last week.

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February 26, 2024

Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling and Urban Mining: Tapping Into Local Resources

By 2030, Statista estimates the demand for lithium-ion batteries around the world will have increased by 7x. A lot of this growth focuses on the demand for electric vehicles and the decline of gas- or diesel-powered trucks, cars, and SUVs. While lithium-ion batteries (LiBs) help us live technology-rich lives, these rechargeable batteries are also environmental hazards. 

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February 16, 2024

E-Waste and Election Years: The Effects of Democracy

Senators Tom Carper, Shelley Moore Capito, and John Boozman reintroduced The Recycling and Composting Accountability Act after it failed to make it past the House in 2022. The goals of this bill are to make it easier for people to recycle electronics and other harder-to-recycle products. As of February 2024, S.1194 hasn’t progressed.E-waste is an […]

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January 19, 2024

ERI Names David Hirschler Chief Sustainability Officer

David Hirschler, who formerly served as Senior Director of Sustainability & Legislative Compliance at ERI, the nation’s largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, has been officially named the company’s first Chief Sustainability Officer, effective immediately.

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