December 20, 2011

Industry Coalition to Limit Toxic E-Waste Exports Adds New Members, Bi-Partisan Co-Sponsors

The Coalition for American Electronics Recycling (CAER) today announced that Sims Recycling Solutions has joined the industry effort to support federal legislation that will restrict export of toxic electronic waste (e-waste) from the U.S. and spur creation of tens of thousands of jobs through expansion of the domestic recycling industry. In the House of Representatives, […]

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December 15, 2011

Electronic Recyclers International Opens Washington DC Office

Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, announced today that it opened an office at the Nation’s capitol. The Pennsylvania Avenue location is the company’s ninth location in the United States.“The legislative landscape for used and unwanted consumer electronics continues to change,” said John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of ERI. “The […]

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December 11, 2011

Newsmakers Q&A: In electronic age, recycling e-waste is big business

Holiday recycling used to have a quaint, almost idyllic quality.It meant salvaging bows from trash-bound wrapping paper, scrawling houseguests’ initials on festive paper cups and setting aside Aunt Sue’s leftover fruitcake for possible use later as a doorstop.In recent years, things have gotten a bit more complicated.Now, we have to figure out how to dispose […]

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December 7, 2011

Ohio Means Business Focuses On Sustainability

How companies manage their triple bottom line – people, planet, and profits – has become critical to their survival and success. And while few businesses can truly call themselves 100 percent sustainable, many are well on their way as a result of incorporating sustainable business practices into their operations.Ohio Means Business takes a closer look […]

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December 1, 2011

Samsung Invites Local Businesses and Residents to Recycle Electronic Waste for Free

Samsung Electronics America presents a three-location E-Waste Collection Event on Dec. 10 at no charge to consumers. The event will take place in three Massachusetts locations serving 11 local towns, providing an opportunity for the community to safely dispose their old computers, television sets and other outdated or unwanted consumer electronics.The electronics collected from all […]

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November 22, 2011

Electronic Recyclers International’s Denver Facility Hosts GSA Business Roundtable

Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, hosted a local business roundtable discussion last week, led by Sue Damour, head of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Region 8.Moderated by ERI Chairman and CEO John Shegerian, the roundtable discussion provided an opportunity for Damour, Shegerian and a host of Colorado green […]

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November 17, 2011

ERI to Serve Public Sector Clients Through GSA’s Environmental Services Contract

Fresno-based Electronic Recyclers International, the nation’s largest recycler of electronic waste, has been awarded the GSA Environmental Services contract, effective immediately.With the contract, ERI can now offer the federal government its state-of-the-art sustainable electronic recycling capabilities. ERI is listed under the contract number GS-10F-0051Y.Landing the GSA contract has made ERI the world’s first electronics recycler […]

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November 17, 2011

Electronic Recyclers International and Alcoa Address Business School at The Ohio State University

John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, joined Kevin Kramer, President of Growth Initiatives for Alcoa, the world’s leading aluminum producer, last night for a guest lecture on the benefits of sustainable business and innovative collaboration at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio […]

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November 8, 2011

Electronic Recyclers International CEO Discusses “Urban Mining” Growth at American Metal Market Events’ Recycled Aluminum Conference

John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, spoke today at the American Metal Market Events’ recycled Aluminum Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago. Shegerian discussed the rapid evolution of the electronic recycling industry and shared insights regarding the promise of what he describes as […]

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November 4, 2011

Urban mining grows as gold demand and number of cast-off electronics rise

The disassembly-line workers hammering, drilling, snipping and shredding in a north Denver warehouse each morning are pioneers in new urban mining.End product: gold, silver, copper, aluminum.Men wearing Kevlar-plated arm gear and safety goggles rapidly pick the valuable bits from cast-off computers, TVs, printers and home appliances that otherwise would be tossed into landfills or shipped […]

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