October 8, 2010

ERI, Kingston Technology partner to launch new recycling program

Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), an electronic waste recycler, and Kingston Technology, a memory products developer, have partnered to launch a program enabling consumers to mail back unwanted memory products for privacy-protecting recycling at ERI’s e-waste recycling plant in Fresno.The program featuring mail-back option and automated phone system will recycle computer memory in various formats, including […]

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October 7, 2010

Recycler adds 100 jobs in Fresno, other sites

Fresno-based Electronic Recyclers International has announced plans to hire 100 people within 100 days to work at its Fresno operations and other recycling facilities around the country.The company, which recently opened a new recycling line using a “dry-cleaning” process for glass from computer monitor and TV picture tubes, has posted a “Now Hiring” button on […]

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October 6, 2010

Electronic Recyclers International hiring for 100 jobs

Electronic Recyclers International, which bills itself as one of the nation’s largest recyclers of electronic waste, says it will hire 100 new employees in the next 100 days to help it meet its expansion plans.“Our business is growing fast and we continue to expand into more and more cities around the country,” says John Shegerian, […]

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October 6, 2010

Why I Hire Former Convicts and Gang Members

When I took over Electronic Recyclers International in late 2004, it was a failing company. I decided to restructure and rebrand it. And when it came time to hire new employees, I saw an opportunity to hire individuals from what have typically been marginalized segments of society: former convicts, former gang members, the homeless, people […]

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October 1, 2010

Electronic Recyclers International introduces new glass recycling technology

Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), a recycler of electronic waste, has received approval from the State of California to utilize a technology system for the recycling of glass from old televisions, computer monitors and cathode ray tubes (CRTs).Glass recovery and cleaning has long been a challenge for recyclers of electronics, but ERI’s new technology, utilizing a […]

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September 29, 2010

Small Business Wields More Power Than Meets the Eye

There’s a reason everyone in Washington is talking about small business. Small business owners and employees make up the vast majority of the American electorate. Yet, big business seems to have all the influence. Too often, small business owners don’t even bother getting involved in the policymaking decisions that affect their businesses.That hesitance, experts say, […]

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September 28, 2010

Electronic Recyclers International Featured in Fortune Magazine

Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the largest recycler of Electronic Waste in the country, announced today that it is featured in the current (Sept, 27, 2010) issue of Fortune in the magazine’s opening column, “F1RST.”A photograph of ERI forklift operator Frank Giannandrea operating a Bobcat scooping up a huge pile of electronic waste to be recycled […]

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September 23, 2010

1-800-Recycling.com Declares “Green is Good” with Viral Video Sketch Starring “Gordon Gekko” Lookalike

A new video sketch launched today by 1-800-Recycling.com uses humor to make a memorable point. The video sketch, launched today via YouTube, uses actors to parody the iconic character Gordon Gekko, immortalized by Michael Douglas’ Oscar-winning performance in Oliver Stone’s Wall Street; and that character’s show-stopping ‘Greed is Good’ speech from the movie.In 1-800-Recycling’s version, […]

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September 22, 2010

Electronic Recyclers International to Pursue Official Basel Action Network e-Steward Certification

Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, has contracted with certifying body QMI SAI Global to be audited to receive the Basel Action Network’s (BAN’s), e-Stewards E-Waste Recycler Certification.BAN’s e-Steward Certification is the first such program backed by environmental organizations and major corporations alike. The accredited, third-party audited certification program has […]

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September 21, 2010

Electronic Recyclers International CEO to Discuss “Urban Mining” at EI Digest Hazardous Waste Gathering 2010

John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), will discuss electronics recycling and e-waste tomorrow at the EI Digest Group Gathering 2010 at the Kona Kai Resort in San Diego, presented by The EnviroBiz Group.As part of an expert panel discussion on the challenges and promise of harvesting valuable metals from discarded consumer […]

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