Electronic Recyclers International Teams with LG Electronics USA for 2014 Hawaiian Free E-Waste Recycling Event
HONOLULU, Nov. 20, 2014 – Joining forces with LG Electronics USA and T&N Computer Recycling to provide Hawaiians a convenient way to responsibly recycle unwanted consumer electronics, Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) has announced a special e-waste collection event to take place in Honolulu this weekend.
This opportunity for Hawaiians to dispose of their unwanted electronics in an environmentally responsible way – free of charge – will take place on Saturday, Nov. 22nd at Kaimuki High School, 2705 Kaimuki Avenue in Honolulu between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
The event, sponsored by LG Electronics USA, is free to the public, and accepted items include computer equipment, televisions and mobile devices. For this special manufacturing takeback program, ERI, the largest recycler of electronic waste in the nation, will safely recycle all e-waste collected.
“Partnering with a responsible manufacturer like LG to benefit the good people of Hawaii continues to be a rewarding experience,” said John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of ERI. “The work we will be doing this weekend to prevent unwanted electronics from ending up in landfills, partnering with a forward-thinking, environmentally concerned company like LG, is a further example of just what can be accomplished when great organizations pool their resources for the common good.”
“Environmental sustainability is a top priority at LG, and we are thrilled to once again partner with ERI to help local residents responsibly recycle unused electronics,” said John Taylor, vice president, public affairs, LG Electronics USA.
“We are proud to join forces with ERI and T&M to offer Hawaii residents convenient opportunities to safely dispose of their old electronic devices. At the same time, we encourage consumers to replace outdated electronics with ENERGY STAR® certified TVs and computer monitors, which will help save energy and fight climate change,” he said.
Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the world’s largest privately held recycler of electronic waste, is e-Stewards and R2 certified to de-manufacture and recycle every type of electronic waste in an environmentally friendly manner. ERI processes more than 275 million pounds of electronic waste annually at eight locations serving every zip code in the United States. For more information about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-ERI-DIRECT or visit www.electronicrecyclers.com.
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