April 6, 2017

e-cycleNYC Program Recycles 10 Million Pounds of Electronics

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170405006022/en/ Now serving over 2.3 million New Yorkers, the program is a public-private partnership between DSNY and ERI. Fully funded by electronics manufacturers, the program is free for NYC taxpayers and participating buildings.Today’s event, held at Strivers Gardens in Manhattan, and announcement of the […]

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March 30, 2017

ERI’s John Shegerian Calls Results of NAID Study an ‘Urgent Warning of a Threat to National Security and Individual Privacy’

NEW YORK, Mar 29, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) — John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of ERI , the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest IT asset disposition (ITAD) and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, has issued a statement about alarming new study results about privacy and second-hand electronic devices.Shegerian calls the study results, […]

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March 24, 2017

ERI Founder John Shegerian Describes Current State of ITAD Industry as Featured Speaker at NAID 2017 Conference

In a panel discussion titled “Understanding the Electronics Recycling Marketplace,” alongside Jerry Powell publisher of Resource Recycling & E-Scrap News, Shegerian described and shared insights on the current status and emerging trends that every data destruction service provider should know, including best practices and the direction the industry is taking.“The secure destruction industry is changing,” […]

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March 13, 2017

Inside the Warehouses Where Our Old CRT TVs Go to Die

John Shegerian was recently featured on Vice’s pluspluspodcast talking about sustainable, healthy, and economically sustainable CRT recycling and the challenge facing recyclers, consumers, businesses, and the country.  The entire podcast transcription can be read below, or listen in on the embedded player below.  You can also follow along on iTunes.    RAO: Hey everyone. Welcome […]

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February 23, 2017

Major e-scrap firm joins cybersecurity effort

A Department of Homeland Security-sponsored campaign now counts ERI among its educators.ERI has joined the Stop. Think. Connect. Campaign, which is in its seventh year of providing tips and resources to fight cyber crime by encouraging stronger security measures among the public.The campaign was created by a coalition of private companies, nonprofits and government organizations […]

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January 25, 2017

ERI and City of New York Receive Harvard’s Bright Ideas Award for e-cycleNYC Program

New York City’s groundbreaking e-cycleNYC (www.nyc.gov/ecycle) program, a joint effort by the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY), ERI, and proactive manufacturers, has been named a recipient of the Ash Center’s Government Innovators Network “Bright Ideas” designation. The Bright Ideas awards are designed to highlight noteworthy and promising government programs and practices from across […]

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November 1, 2016

Electronic Recyclers International Makes ‘ERI’ Name Official

The nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company has announced a name change. Formerly known as Electronic Recyclers International, the company has officially rebranded as ERI.“While we do still lead the nation in the recycling of electronics and e-waste,” said ERI Chairman and CEO, John Shegerian, “the shortening […]

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