September 11, 2006

Electronic Recyclers Announces Record Recycling Totals at Growth Conference.

John S. Shegerian, President and CEO of Electronic Recyclers, California’s largest recycler of electronic waste, announced today that his company last month became the first organization in California’s history to recycle five million pounds of electronic waste in a one-month period.As one of only twenty private companies invited to present today at the ThinkEquity Partners […]

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September 11, 2006

Florida, others mulling electronics recycling bills

Florida, Colorado, New York, Pennsylvania and other states are thinking of passing bills that would require people who sell electronics to impose a recycling fee on consumers at the time of purchase, according to a CEO of one of the major recyclers.The bills are largely based around a bill passed in California that put a […]

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August 31, 2006

The Two Sides of Cleaning Up E-Waste

The information superhighway is littered with the technology used to get on it. As the time between purchase and planned obsolescence becomes shorter and shorter, finding appropriate methods for dealing with the collection, recycling and recovery of all types of electrical goods is becoming increasingly important.Typically, the collection of e-waste, as it is called, is […]

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August 28, 2006

Salvation Army Teams With Electronic Recyclers to Provide Consumers More Free Locations to Unload Unwanted E-Waste

The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center in Fresno, in an innovative move, has announced its teaming with Fresno-based Electronic Recyclers to expand upon a program where consumers can drop off unwanted computer monitors and televisions for free at many of The Salvation Army’s locations. The Fresno Adult Rehabilitation Center of The Salvation Army recently received authorization […]

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August 28, 2006

Letters to the editor

I was disturbed by Thomas Kostigen’s column. He’s right that electronic waste is a real problem, but he’s supporting the wrong solution.California’s e-waste program deserves a closer look. It actually works. More than 65 million pounds of e-waste was recycled last year, according to California’s Integrated Waste Management Board.Projections show more than 140 million pounds […]

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August 17, 2006

Vintage Faire Mall Invites Modesto Community to Recycle Electronic Waste

WHAT: Vintage Faire Mall will serve as a collector of electronic waste this Saturday. Teaming with Fresno-based Electronic Recyclers, the mall will provide local customers and the community at large an opportunity to safely unload their old computers, monitors, television sets and other outdated, unusable or unwanted electronic items for proper recycling. The free event is […]

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August 9, 2006

Residents Recycle More Than 65,000 Pounds of Electronics During Sanitary District’s Fourth Annual E-Waste Collection Day

Castro Valley residents showed their mettle as responsible consumers of electronics last month by bringing more than 65,000 pounds of unwanted electronics to Castro Valley Sanitary District’s (CVSD’s) 4th annual free E-Waste Collection Day. Partnering with Electronic Recyclers, the Fresno-headquartered largest recycler of electronic waste in the State of California, the CVSD announced this week its […]

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