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McMan Youth & Family Services Receive 6 Laptops

Posted by Jessica Lifely on Nov 14, 2017 11:54:22 AM

Donating to an Organization that's Making a Difference in Our Community

McMan Youth and Family Services is a charitable organization that recognizes the strengths and potential of children, youth, and families. Their programs and services address issues of safety, overall well-being, and permanency adversely affecting children, youth, and families in our community. In supporting them, they improve their quality of life and further enrich our community as a whole.

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Tags: Community Events, Community support, Charitable giving, Calgary donation, Donations, ERA

ERA DONATES TO ST. GERARD’S SCHOOL

Posted by Jessica Lifely on Oct 24, 2017 5:10:22 PM

ST. GERARD’S SCHOOL: CREATING A FOUNDATION FOR THE CHILDREN OF TOMORROW

We were thrilled to donate 4 non-functional desktops to one of Calgary Catholic School District’s schools known as St. Gerard’s School. St. Gerard’s School have partnered with Summit Kids before and after school program to create a club called The Technology Club. This club consists of a group of 15 children who share the same love for technology as ERA.

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Tags: Computer Donation, Blog, Donations, ERA

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

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

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

Electronic Recycling Association: Free Hard Drive Shredding for Fraud Prevention Month

Posted by Kristi Gartner on Mar 10, 2016 7:42:49 AM

Secure Hard Drive Shredding Offered at CrossIron Mills Fraud Prevention Month Event

The Electronic Recycling Association, Calgary Police Service and partner agencies are heading to the mall to educate citizens about how to recognize, report and avoid falling victim to fraud

Calgary, AB (March 10, 2016) – The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) has partnered with Calgary Police Service (CPS) for a fraud prevention month hard drive shredding and e-waste collection for mall patrons and the general public. Visitors will learn the answers to all of their fraud-related questions, and safely dispose of their old electronics. Partners will have items on display to show the public what to be aware of, including evidence that has been seized in fraud investigations, examples of recent scams, an interactive fraud and organized retail crime quiz board and the Better Business Bureau’s scam tracker.

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Tags: Press Release, Electronic Recycling Association, Recycling, Calgary Police Service, 2016 Highlights, news, safe data destruction, recycling drive, Free electronic recycling, ewaste collection, eco-friendly hard drive shredding, Blog, CrossIron Mills, events, ERA

ERA at InspirAct 2016 Volunteer Fair!

Posted by Kristi Gartner on Feb 12, 2016 4:55:37 AM

InspirAct 2016

We were thrilled to attend the InspirAct 2016 Volunteer Fair for the third consecutive year this week! The event is hosted by Calgary Christian School and the purpose of the event is to give students the opportunity to meet and interact with various community and volunteer-based organizations.

Throughout the day, students from seven Calgary schools (a total of nearly one thousand students!) are given time to speak with the organizations they may have interest in about potential volunteer opportunities. At the beginning of each session, several students got up and presented their own great experiences with volunteerism to compel other students to do the same.

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Tags: Community Events, School event, Electronic Recycling Association, 2016 Highlights, news, Computers for success, Blog, ERA

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