ApplianceSmart to Celebrate Voluntary Partnership with U.S. EPA's Responsible
Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program and ENERGY STAR®
What: — ApplianceSmart, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of local
Minnesota-based Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCI),
will hold a milestone event with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's
(EPA's) Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program and ENERGY STAR® at its
new Eden Prairie retail store in Minnesota.
ApplianceSmart's voluntary participation and status as the first independent
retailer in the nation to become a RAD partner exemplifies the company's
commitment to providing unrivaled, environmentally conscious service options
to customers while lessening the negative impact of appliance disposal on the
environment. Through the program, ApplianceSmart properly recovers
ozone-depleting chemicals from old refrigerators, freezers, window air
conditioners and dehumidifiers through its free haul-away and recycling
services for ApplianceSmart customers, as well as free curbside collection
services for the general public in select locations in Minnesota, Georgia and
ApplianceSmart has also focused heavily on educating consumers about replacing
energy inefficient major appliances with ENERGY STAR® models to reduce strain
on the electric grid and create more efficient households.
Visual support illustrating ApplianceSmart's commitment to energy efficiency,
the recycling process, environmental benefits and other notables will be
available to the media. B-roll and additional footage will also be available
after the event.
When: Monday, October 22, 2012, 1 p.m. CDT
Event will last 15-30 minutes.
Where: 14675 Martin Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Click here for map and directions.
Please contact Tiffany Olson, Marketing and Advertising Manager,
ApplianceSmart, 952.930.1754 for event details and press set-up.
Attendees: ApplianceSmart, Inc. President; ARCA, Inc. President; EPA RAD
Program Manager; ENERGY STAR^® headquarters and regional representatives
/PRNewswire/ -- Oct. 18, 2012/
SOURCE Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc.
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