In a joint press conference held today by the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY), ERI and proactive manufacturers, it was announced that the City’s groundbreaking e-cycleNYC program is now serving more than 1 million residents. The program is a public-private partnership between DSNY and ERI.
This week, it was revealed that New York City’s electronic waste recycling program – e-cycleNYC – has collected more than 860,000 pounds of electronics, including cell phones, laptops, computers, televisions and more, since launching in November 2013. It is estimated that the program, a partnership between the New York City Department of Sanitation and ERI, will […]
On the eve of an event announcing 1 million residents served through ERI’s partnership with New York City, ERI was featured in an article on the Huffington Post’s website titled “Removing Toxic Electronics From NYC’s Waste”.The article highlights the legislation New York City recently passed making it illegal to discard e-waste in the trash, as […]
In July 2011, North Carolina banned the dumping of electronic devices, such as televisions and computers, in state landfills. Now, beginning July 1, 2015, Wilmington, North Carolina, will be offering its residents curbside pickup. The City of Wilmington chose to partner with ERI to shred electronics to sizes no bigger than a thumbnail. ERI will ensure […]
The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC), an organization dedicated to the promotion of economic and environmental stability through the responsible recycling of solid waste, recently showcased ERI in its Member Spotlight. The spotlight details some of the electronic devices ERI breaks down and recycles, including televisions, smartphones and computers, as well as highlights some of the ways […]
Citing a recently reported list of nations that lead the world in “e-waste dumping,” John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, describes the current situation as a “serious global wake-up call” for responsible electronic recycling. According to the list, part of a recent report from the United Nations University, the United States […]
ERI is honored to be the sole electronic waste processing supplier for Raytheon, helping the company streamline its e-waste management to be a leader in its field.In 2014, ERI processed more than 200,000 pounds of e-waste for Raytheon, in addition to securely shredding more than 3,200 hard drives for the company.ERI is proud to partner […]
This Earth Day, ERI partnered with major electronics retailer Best Buy to help individuals nationwide responsibly recycle their old and obsolete electronics devices. Check out the videos below for more coverage of the day’s events and information on how to recycle your e-waste responsibly.