1-800-Recycling.com, an interactive nationwide website dedicated to enhancing and democratizing the consumer recycling experience, currently features an article on its blog urging businesses to consider green business gifts this holiday season.
The article, titled “Green Business Gifts: ‘Tis the Season to Save the Planet” (http://1800recycling.com/2009/12/green-business-gifts/) offers links to planet-friendly gifts that are business-appropriate, as well as a few offbeat suggestions for how to wrap the gifts. Homemade gifts are encouraged, such as an herb-growing kit, and other creative ideas are explored.
“At 1-800-Recycling.com, we’re committed to helping consumers all over the country by covering all the relevant and timely recycling and green living issues,” said John S. Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronics and e-waste, and parent company of 1-800-Recycling.com. “With the holidays upon us and the ‘company holiday party’ season in full swing, it’s important to give some consideration to the sustainability of your gift selections. It’s a positive way to make a statement while also doing something good for the environment!”
1-800-Recycling.com features an archive of original news articles about green practices for businesses or individuals, recycling, tips, educational information and interviews. Content is updated daily, and for those reading the articles who become inspired, 1-800-Recycling.com provides its visitors everywhere in the United States with a dedicated “Recycling Locator” tool to find a recycling location nearest to them (every zip code in the country is covered) for whatever it is they wish to recycle.
Consumers can also opt to call 1-800-Recycling via telephone for a 24/7 phone line resource. Both the site and the phone service will be able to direct users to responsible recyclers of electronics, tires, oil, paint, glass, plastic, household hazardous waste, wood, mattresses, carpet, junk – basically everything that can be recycled.