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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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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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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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Not Just Computers: Recycle Other Electronics With ERA

Posted by Kristi Gartner on Nov 27, 2014 2:22:09 PM

You probably know by now that computers can be recycled, but have you ever wondered how to recycle other electronics?

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Tags: Electronic Recycling Association, Recycling, Free electronic recycling, free pickup, recycle arcade games, Blog, e-waste, recycle old games

Upcoming Collection Drive: Donate Old Electronics!

Posted by Kristi Gartner on Sep 5, 2014 12:33:40 PM

We Challenge YOU to Donate Old Electronics!

The ERA is hosting a collection drive at Westbrook Mall on September 12th and 13th 2014. Get rid of items taking up space in your basements and closets and donate old electronics to ERA for recycling or reuse.

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Tags: Electronic Recycling Association, Recycling, recycling drive, Free electronic recycling, Community Recycling Drive, Blog, Westbrook Mall, win a laptop

Calling All Aspiring Videographers! ERA Video Contest

Posted by Kristi Gartner on Sep 4, 2014 1:45:37 PM

The ERA is hosting a video contest over the next several months and we have some GREAT prizes up for grabs, including $1000.00 cold hard cash as part of the grand prize! See full contest details, including how to enter, below.

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Tags: Electronic Recycling Association, Recycling, Student Contest, Video Contest, Blog, Fun Contest

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