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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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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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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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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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Electronic Recycling Association: Donation to Grow Calgary

Posted by Kristi Gartner on Feb 8, 2016 9:38:36 AM

The Electronic Recycling Association has been providing Grow Calgary with computer equipment to help them ensure smooth operations since the organization's inception in 2013.

Grow Calgary operates an 11-acre urban agricultural farm, and produce grown there is given to the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank. This program ensures all Calgarians have access to healthy, local food, and it is entirely run by over 4000 volunteers. Donated equipment supports Grow Calgary’s volunteer programs and help its president, Paul Hughes, manage the organization.

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Tags: Community support, Giving back, Electronic Recycling Association, Recycling, 2016 Highlights, Computers for success, donation, Charitable giving, Blog, Donations, ERA

Electronic Recycling Association: Manitoba Community Cleanup Assistance

Posted by Kristi Gartner on Jan 29, 2016 6:39:35 AM

MEDIA NOTICE

January 29 2016

Non-Profit Player in Manitoba E-Cycling Offers Free Community Cleanup Support

The Electronic Recycling Association offers Winnipeg and area community associations free e-waste collection and removal for community cleanup initiatives

Winnipeg, MB — The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) has been active in Winnipeg and area since early 2015. They have recently expanded their community cleanup services and are now offering Manitoba community cleanup assistance. Community Associations hosting annual cleanups can book ERA to attend their cleanups and collect residents’ e-waste for secure and environmentally responsible processing. Unwanted items such as phones, laptops, computers, printers, tablets, mp3 players, gaming devices and computer parts are all accepted by ERA.

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