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EDMONTON DONATION DAY

Posted by Jessica Lifely on Oct 18, 2017 5:32:44 PM

Donating Laptops to Organizations who Donate their Time!

This week we ventured up to Edmonton to personally donate 11 laptops to two amazing causes. The first organization is known as Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton. This organization is a non-profit organization providing services to children with autism and other developmental disorders. They provide a range of services and supports for families.

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Tags: Computer Donation, Computers for kids, Donations, edmonton

CCIS Receives a Donation

Posted by Jessica Lifely on Oct 11, 2017 3:00:33 PM

Calgary Catholic Immigrant Society (CCIS):

"Our Community, Our Future"

We were delighted to work with the Calgary Catholic Immigrant Society (CCIS) to donate a laptop to a family in need. This laptop will help members of this family secure a job, progress in school and keep up with current affairs. CCIS is a non-profit organization which provides settlement and integration services to all immigrants and refugees in Southern Alberta. They are a community leader with over 35 years of solid experience in the design and delivery of comprehensive resettlement and integration services to refugees and immigrants.

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Tags: laptop donation, Computer Donation, Calgary donation, Calgary, Donations, ERA

Southcentre Mall - Kicking off Waste Reduction Week!

Posted by Jessica Lifely on Oct 10, 2017 2:42:25 PM

Southcentre Mall - Leading by Example

National Waste Reduction Week (WRW) takes place from October 16th through to October 22nd. WRW is a week where we concentrate primarily on the importance of reducing waste, improving the efficiency of resources and introducing how important it is to become a circular economy. To kick off WRW we have decided to partner with Southcentre Mall for a collection event.

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Tags: Calgary, ERA, Reduce, Southcentre Mall, Collection Event, Waste Reduction Week

The City of Warman's Community Cleanup

Posted by Jessica Lifely on Oct 10, 2017 12:20:50 PM

City of Warman - "Call it a Clean Home"

On October 14th, ERA will be onsite at the City of Warman's Community Cleanup. ERA has volunteered to collect, remove and process any unwanted electronics brought in by the community. On the day we will be present with companies like Green for Life and Tire Stewardship of Saskatchewan.

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Tags: Community Events, Community cleanup, Blog, events, ERA

ERA Helps a Foster Parent Receive a Donation

Posted by Jessica Lifely on Oct 6, 2017 12:23:35 PM

Foster Parent Appreciation Month- Donating to a Cause that Cares!

We were thrilled to donate a laptop to the Vancouver Aboriginal Child & Family Services Society. Every year the Vancouver Aboriginal Child & Family Services Society expresses gratitude and admiration to the Foster Parents they work with for their commitment to the babies, children, and youth from their community. Occasionally they provide care for short periods of time but every now and then they are with the family until the age of majority and some become permanent members of the family.

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Tags: Community Events, Blog, Donations

Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Team up with The Samaritan Club

Posted by Jessica Lifely on Sep 25, 2017 11:55:54 AM

On September 30th, ERA has the pleasure of partnering with Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Centre and The Samaritan Club on a community garage sale and community cleanup.  ERA  has volunteered to collect, remove and process any unwanted electronics brought in by the community. The community cleanup takes place between the hours of 9 am and 1 pm at the Hillhurst - Sunnyside Community Centre, 1320 - 5 Ave NW.  We look forward to cleaning up the community for another year.

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Tags: Community Events, news, ewaste collection, Community Recycling Drive, Blog

A New Way to Give Back to Fort Mac

Posted by Kristi Gartner on Jul 4, 2016 1:31:59 PM

While it may no longer appear in daily headlines, the communities in and around Fort McMurray still need help, perhaps now more than ever, as they return to their lives. We want to help.

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Tags: ERA, How to help Fort McMurray, YMM, Give Back to Fort Mac

ERA takes home an Emerald Award!

Posted by Kristi Gartner on Jun 14, 2016 10:10:04 AM

On June 8th 2016, the Emerald Foundation hosted their 25th annual Emerald Awards in Calgary, AB. Nominated for Community Group & Non-Profit Association: Grassroots, ERA was up against Sustainable Food Edmonton and Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park - and we took it home!

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Tags: YYC, YEG, Bojan Paduh, Environmental excellence, Emerald Awards, Alberta environment

Earth month challenge winners announced

Posted by Kristi Gartner on May 10, 2016 2:19:34 PM

April, Earth Month was a busy month for the team at ERA - we launched a contest open to anyone donating unwanted electronics, or e-waste, throughout the entire month of April. 

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Electronic Recycling Association a Finalist for Emerald Awards!

Posted by Kristi Gartner on Mar 31, 2016 8:58:14 AM

We are extremely pleased to announce that ERA, namely our Founder, Bojan Paduh, has been announced as a finalist for the 25th annual Emerald Awards in the Not-for-Profit category!

The Emerald Awards recognize and celebrate environmental excellence achieved by individuals, not-for-profit associations, large and small corporations, community groups and governments from across Alberta. Since 1992, the Emerald Awards has recognized over 475 finalists and 280 recipients who have demonstrated creative thinking and innovation in environmental management systems, technologies and education programs. The 25th Annual Emerald Awards will be presented on June 8, 2016 at Telus Spark in Calgary.

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Tags: Giving back, Electronic Recycling Association, 2016 Highlights, news, Bojan Paduh, Blog, ERA, Emerald Awards

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