1-800-Recycling.com, an interactive website dedicated to enhancing and
democratizing the consumer recycling experience while making practical
suggestions about green living, continues to provide consumers with new
regional recycling profiles, expanding on its series of blog articles
about the unique recycling options and programs in various metropolitan
areas throughout the US and Canada.
The articles, titled "Local Focus: Changing the World One Region at a
Time" outline what materials are recycled by each city and how each
system works. The most recent profiles focus on Birmingham, AL;
Cleveland, OH; Key West, FL; Milwaukee, WI; Palm Springs, CA; Portland,
OR; and Raleigh, NC. Each of those regions' unique recycling programs
for its residents can be found at http://1800recycling.com/blog/.
Other cities profiled earlier in the series include Albuquerque,
Anchorage, Atlanta, Baltimore, Billings, Boise, Boston, Buffalo,
Calgary, Charlotte, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Edmonton, Flagstaff,
Fresno, Grand Rapids, Hartford, Honolulu, Houston, Jackson (MS), Kansas
City, Las Vegas, Little Rock, Louisville, Manchester (NH), Oklahoma
City, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland, Sacramento, Salt Lake
City, Seattle, St. Louis, St. Paul, Tulsa, Washington DC and Wilmington
- with more to follow.
The articles, all archived at 1-800-Recycling's blog, provide helpful
links to more information for local residentsand interesting
descriptions of how each city does its recycling.
"At 1-800-Recycling.com, our mission is to help people achieve their
recycling goals and live more sustainable lifestyles," said John S.
Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI),
the nation's leading recycler of electronics and e-waste, and parent
company of 1-800-Recycling.com. "We know it can be confusing when
recycling laws and municipal practices vary from city to city, so that's
why we continue to work to shed light on how recycling programs are run
in various cities, states and provinces around the US and Canada."
1-800-Recycling.com also features an archive of original news articles
about green practices for businesses or individuals, recycling, tips,
educational information and interviews. Content is updated daily, and
for those reading the articles who become inspired, 1-800-Recycling.com
provides its visitors everywhere in the United States with a dedicated
tool to find recycling locations nearest to them (every zip code in the
country is covered) for whatever it is they wish to recycle.
Consumers can also opt to call 1-800-Recycling via telephone for a 24/7
phone line resource. Both the site and the phone service will be able to
direct users to responsible recyclers of electronics, tires, oil, paint,
glass, plastic, household hazardous waste, wood, mattresses, carpet,
junk - basically everything that can be recycled.
For more information on general recycling needs, visit www.electronicrecyclers.com,
Now the largest privately held recycler of electronic waste in the
US, and the world's first dual-certified electronic waste recycler,
Fresno-headquartered Electronic Recyclers International is licensed to
de-manufacture and recycle televisions, computer monitors, computers and
other types of electronic equipment. ERI serves public sector
clients via GSA contract GS-10F-0051Y and processes more than 160
million pounds of electronic waste annually at eight locations in seven
states, including Indiana, California, Washington, Colorado,
Massachusetts, Texas and North Carolina. For more information
about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-884-8466 or visit http://www.electronicrecyclers.com.
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