April 17, 2007

Fresno City College Holds Free Earth Day Electronics Recycling Event

WHAT:Fresno City College will host a free drop off site for electronic waste on Saturday, April 21st from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the southwest parking lot at the corner of Van Ness and McKinley. Teaming with Fresno-based Electronic Recyclers, the College will provide residents an opportunity to safely unload their old computers, monitors, […]

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April 16, 2007

ERI featured on The Futures Channel: “Recycling Computers”

Every year over 250 million computers and 100 million cell phones are tossed aside in the US alone. Go inside Electronic Recyclers, the largest “e-waste” facility in California, to see how they break down millions of pounds of electronics every month. Everything from computers to cell phones, TVs to Xboxes, comes through their doors to […]

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April 8, 2007

The Backup Files

Kopin Corp. is ramping up hiring at its Westboro plant to meet demand from the military and camera manufacturers for teeny weeny display screens. Taunton-based Kopin makes the high-tech screens in rooms so clean you could eat off the floor. But why would you want to when you can buy an Olympus digital camera with […]

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April 7, 2007

Thieves increasingly targeting catalytic converters

No one would mistake Mike Sweeney’s 16-year-old pickup with a muscle car.But Sweeney could have mistaken the sound of the engine of his 1991 Toyota Truck to that of a rumbling speedster on the afternoon of March 21.That’s because the truck’s catalytic converter was stolen while it was parked in the driveway of his family’s […]

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April 5, 2007

Gardner electronics recycler acquired by Calif. company

Electronic component recycler ElectroniCycle has been purchased by California-based Electronic Recyclers Inc. in what the company said is the first step in a national expansion.ElectroniCycle has 40 employees, all of whom will be retained, said founder and president Richard A. Peloquin.Terms of the sale were not disclosed.The West Broadway company recycles television and computer cathode […]

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March 3, 2007

Take your tech trash to City College for recycling

Here’s your chance to finally get rid of those old electronic items and gadgets gathering dust and taking up space in your house or garage. City College of San Francisco has teamed with Electronic Recyclers to host a free drop-off today of computers, monitors, VCRs, printers, television sets and other electronic items for proper recycling.In […]

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February 26, 2007

Save Mart Helps Californians Recycle Electronics

The state of California prohibits consumers from tossing out unwanted television or computer monitors, because electronic items have toxic elements (lead and mercury,) which leak hazardous waste into landfills. By law, such products must now be recycled properly and in ways that won’t harm the environment.To help consumers with recycling, retailer Save Mart in northern […]

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February 11, 2007

‘E-waste’ recyclers at your disposal

It’s a sunny, breezy Friday morning in Huntington Beach, and the parking lot of the Central Park Sports Complex looks like a cross between a Best Buy blowout and the Museum of Consumer Electronics.The jetsam of America’s love affair with electronic gadgetry is stacked on pallets as cars intermittently pull up to unload more televisions, […]

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February 9, 2007

Recycling company gets new CFO

Robert Christ has been named chief financial officer of Electronic Recyclers, a Fresno-based recycler of electronic waste.Mr. Christ most recently served as chief financial officer and chief operating officer for Aristotle Inc., a privately owned software company based in Washington, D.C.Prior to his work at Aristotle, he served as CFO for Pulsar Data Systems, participating […]

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