December 19, 2013

New York City and ERI Welcome 100th Building to e-cycleNYC Program

e-cycleNYC, a residential electronics recycling program launched last month by the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY), Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) and proactive manufacturers, has enrolled its 100th building.After the first pickup on November 1st from North Shore Towers in Queens, 99 more New York City apartment buildings have enrolled in e-cycleNYC.According to DSNY […]

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December 18, 2013

Latest Smartphones Are More Likely Lost or Stolen

Cellphone theft is becoming more and more common. After reviewing millions of consumer claims, Asurion estimates that over $5 billion worth of cellphones are lost or stolen annually.From this claims data, Asurion found that iconic devices such as the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy series are 35 percent more likely to be lost or stolen […]

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December 10, 2013

ERI’s Matt McLaughlin Named to Colorado Association for Recycling Board of Directors

Matt McLaughlin, Regional Sales Director for Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, has been named to the Colorado Association for Recycling (CAFR) Board of Directors after a CAFR membership vote. McLaughlin will serve a three-year term on the Board.“Thanks to the CAFR and all who voted for me,” said McLaughlin. […]

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December 5, 2013

Green is Good Radio Show Announces Roster of “Sustainability All-Stars” for Winter Season

America’s top green radio show, the national weekly “Green is Good” program, which is now available to listeners nationwide via the “America’s Talk” lineup on iHeartRadio, has announced its “sustainability all-star” lineup of guests for the fall season.Guests interviewed this season will include representatives from many of the best-known brands, businesses and non-profit organizations leading […]

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November 26, 2013

Electronic Waste A Growing Concern for Consumers and Businesses

Businesses and consumers both contribute to the growing number of electronic waste, but they are also working together by ramping up their recycling efforts.Americans recycle just 35 percent of their garbage, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. This figure is even smaller for electronics with only 25 percent being recycled.To combat e-waste, New York City […]

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November 21, 2013

Electronic Recyclers International Teams with LG Electronics USA for Hawaiian E-Waste Recycling Event

Providing Hawaiians a convenient way to responsibly recycle unwanted consumer electronics, LG Electronics USA has joined forces with Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) and T&N Computer Recycling to host a special e-waste collection event to take place in Maui County this weekend.This opportunity for Hawaiians to dispose of their unwanted electronics in an environmentally responsible way […]

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November 19, 2013

Electronic Recyclers International Names Michael R. Watson Strategic Account Director

Electronic Recyclers International has named Michael R. Watson as its Strategic Account Director.Watson previously served as Director of Compliance for Dell Global Asset Recovery and Recycling. At Dell, Watson led the development and implementation of the company’s global recycling policies and procedures, including regulatory interpretation, service planning, vendor auditing and information systems implementation. He was […]

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November 18, 2013

Free E-Waste Collection Service Launched in New York City

New York City has introduced a new e-waste collection scheme ahead of its ban of the disposal of e-waste in household waste due to come into effect in 2015.According to sanitation commissioner, John J. Doherty, the e-cycleNYC scheme is the “most innovative and comprehensive electronics recycling service offered in the nation”.Under the new program, buildings […]

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November 13, 2013

New York City Starts E-Waste Recycling Program for Apartments

New York City has launched a new electronics recycling program aimed at apartment buildings.The program, E-cycleNYC, provides buildings with at least 10 units on-site collection of e-waste, including TVs, monitors, computers, laptops, small servers, printers/scanners, tablets/e-readers, mobile phones, MP3 players, VCRs/DVRs/DVD players, video game consoles, cable/satellite box, fax machines, keyboards, mice and hard drives, according […]

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