July 14, 2009

ERI’s Massachusetts Facility Receives ISO Certification for Environmental Practices and Quality Management

Electronic Recyclers, Inc. (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, announced today that it has received an official letter of registration and certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), confirming that ERI had successfully completed its ISO Certification Audit last month at its Gardner, Massachusetts location and that the company’s East Coast hub […]

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June 12, 2009

TV goes digital, but legions of viewers lag

As a result, an estimated 45,000 tons of analog TVs will be discarded in the area in the next two to five years, estimated Bob Akers of The Surplus Exchange, a Kansas City electronic waste recycler.Akers and others hope owners will opt for recycling instead of a landfill. Many already have.The Surplus Exchange has recycled […]

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June 9, 2009

Electronic Recyclers International CEO Addresses Recycling Today’s Electronics Recycling Conference & Trade Show

John S. Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronics, was featured as a panelist at the 2009 Electronics Recycling Conference & Trade Show, presented by the publishers of Recycling Today at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta.As part of the event’s industry panel discussion this morning titled “From […]

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June 8, 2009

Electronic Recyclers Receives 2009 Best of Fresno Award

Electronic Recyclers has been selected for the 2009 Fresno Award in the Electronic Parts & Equipment category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community […]

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May 12, 2009

Dell Stakes Out Aggressive E-Waste Policy

Dell Inc. (NSDQ: DELL) says it’s going above and beyond leading standards when it comes to recycling used electronics, an industry that critics say is bringing tons of toxic materials to developing countries.Dell said Tuesday that it will stop shipping any non-working electronics containing toxic materials to those countries, whether on its own or through […]

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April 29, 2009

KSEE-TV and Electronic Recyclers International Collect 152,000 Pounds of ‘e-waste’ at RecyclAthon Event

Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, and KSEE-TV Channel 24, the Central Valley’s News Station and Fresno NBC affiliate, teamed together last week to provide another free electronic waste recycling event for local Fresno residents. The fourth “RecyclAthon” event was a major success – exceeding expectations by resulting in more […]

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April 14, 2009

Santa Clara County Invites Community to Recycle e-waste at Free Drop-Off Event

The County of Santa Clara, Department of Environmental Health will host a free drop-off event for electronic waste Saturday, April 18th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Teaming with the nation’s leading recycler of electronics, Fresno-based Electronic Recyclers International, the event will provide locals with an opportunity to safely recycle their old computers, monitors, printers, […]

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March 26, 2009

Electronic Recyclers CEO Addresses ThinkEquity Partners’ ThinkGreen Forum

John S. Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers, Inc. (ERI), spoke to a capacity crowd about the electronics recycling industry and the current demand for responsible recycling of consumer electronics and “e-waste” at the ThinkEquity Partners “ThinkGreen” Clean Technology and Alternative Energy Forum yesterday at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco.Addressing an audience of […]

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March 20, 2009

Electronic Waste & Human Rights

The fastest growing waste sector in the world is electronic waste.  It’s hazardous if dumped in landfills; more and more states have made it illegal to put electronics in the trash.   As a result, a whole new industry has been created  — the electronic recycling industry.  Unfortunately, the problem of shipping unwanted electronics illegally […]

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March 10, 2009

Basel Action Network Joins Electronic Recyclers International for “Electronic Waste and Human Rights” Webinar on ReadyTalk

Jim Puckett, Executive Director of the Basel Action Network (BAN), will team with John S. Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), as co-hosts of a ReadyTalk Webinar titled “Electronic Waste and Human Rights” to take place live on Thursday, March 12th at 11:00 Pacific time.The fastest growing waste sector in the world […]

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