March 2, 2011

Alcoa invests $10M in Electronic Recyclers International

Aluminum giant Alcoa has taken an ownership equity stake in Electronic Recyclers International, investing $10 million in the Fresno-based company, the companies said today.Alcoa’s chief sustainability officer, Kevin Anton, will take a seat on ERI’s board of directors.The alliance between the two companies began about a year ago when Alcoa built its can recycling iPhone […]

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February 17, 2011

Electronic Waste Journal to Launch Print Debut

Electronic Waste Journal, the leading online source for information about the booming electronic waste industry, has announced that it will launch its premiere print issue later this month.Electronic Waste Journal online currently has over 25,000 active readers including asset managers, asset recovery specialist, environmental groups, electronics manufacturers and recyclers who visit the site several times […]

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February 15, 2011’s ‘My Recycle List’ App Now Available in V CAST Apps from Verizon Wireless, an interactive nationwide company dedicated to simplifying and enhancing the consumer recycling experience, announced that its “My Recycle List” app is now available for download on select smartphones and tablets through V CAST Apps from Verizon Wireless.My Recycle List is a user-friendly app designed to help anyone, virtually anywhere in the country participate in […]

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February 14, 2011

What Should You Do With Your Old Television or Cell Phone?

As technology becomes cheaper and new devices constantly enter the market, we find ourselves quickly replacing our electronics and unsure about what to do with the old ones. The answer to that question is easy – recycle them!“Recycling electronics helps reduce technology’s carbon footprint and extracts much-needed parts and metals that are reused everyday,” said […]

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February 10, 2011

Electronic Recyclers International Joins with NBA for E-Waste Recycling Day

Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, has announced that it will join with The National Basketball Association (NBA) to provide electronic waste collection and recycling services for the first NBA All-Star E-waste Recycling Day presented by Haier at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Feb.12.Fans dropping off their old electronics […]

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February 2, 2011

U.S. Congressman Jeff Denham Tours Electronic Recyclers International Facility

Congressman Jeffrey “Jeff” Denham (R), the US Representative for California’s 19th congressional district, visited Electronic Recyclers International’s (ERI’s) Fresno headquarters yesterday, February 1st, for a tour of the facility.During his visit, Congressman Denham toured ERI, the leading recycler of electronic waste in the country, and viewed firsthand the company’s example of running a sustainable and […]

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January 17, 2011

1-800-Recycling partners with TreeHugger’s iPhone App, an interactive nationwide service that simplifies and enhances consumer recycling experiences, has announced it will partner with Discovery Communications’’s new iPhone app, the companies reported.Through its mobile app, online resource and phone service, Fresno, Calif.-based 1-800- Recycling provides information about recycling services and facilities by zip code.The site, conceptualized by parent company Electronic […]

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January 13, 2011 Offers Newsletter Subscribers a Chance to Win Four Night Stay in Paris Eco-Hotel, an interactive nationwide website dedicated to enhancing and simplifying the consumer recycling experience, is now offering subscribers to its monthly newsletter the chance to win a four-night stay at the Hotel Gavarni in Paris.Located steps away from the world famous Trocadero and Eiffel Tower, the award-winning Hotel Gavarni is an eco-friendly facility and the […]

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January 11, 2011

Electronic Recyclers International Names Katie Reilly Program Manager, E-Waste Legislation

Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, announced today that Katie Reilly has been named Program Director of E-Waste Legislation. Reilly most recently served as Program Director of the Indiana E-Waste Program.“We are extremely proud and excited to be adding Katie to our team here at ERI,” said John Shegerian, Chairman […]

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January 10, 2011

Valley anxiously awaits Brown’s state budget

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday unveils a budget for next year that almost certainly will propose dramatic remedies for the state’s $28 billion funding gap.Details are tough to come by, but insiders suggest Brown may try to shift many services now overseen by the state to counties and cities.The Sacramento Bee has reported he will […]

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