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Samsung and ERI to Partner with BVSWMA to Provide E-Waste Recycling - at No Charge to Consumers

  Samsung and ERI to Partner with BVSWMA to Provide E-Waste Recycling - at No
  Charge to Consumers

Business Wire

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- October 24, 2012

Partnering with Samsung and Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the
Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency, Inc.(BVSWMA, Inc.) will stage a
special E-Waste Collection Event Saturday October 27^th, 2012 from 7 am to 2
pm at no charge to consumers.

ERI, the largest recycler of electronic waste in the nation, will safely
recycle all e-waste collected at this special event at the University Services
Building (Harvey Road entrance on the left after Veteran’s Park), serving the
residents of College Station and surrounding areas.

The event is designed to give the community at large an opportunity to safely
unload their old computers, television sets, and other outdated, unusable or
unwanted consumer electronic items for proper recycling that is safe and
environmentally sound. Samsung is working with ERI to sponsor the e-waste
takeback event and encourage participating residents to sign up for the ENERGY
STAR Pledge.

“With their collaborative support and proactive actions here in College
Station and across the U.S.,” said Micaela Farrington-Aguilar of the BVSWMA,
Inc., “Samsung continues to recognize the significance of being a formative
leader in the electronic profession by being responsible recyclers of
electronic waste and stewards of the environment.”

“It’s good to once again be partnering with Samsung for a special regional
takeback program here in Texas,” said John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of ERI.
“We are proud to once again be able to help the good people of College Station
become more environmentally responsible by offering them a convenient
opportunity to safely dispose of their old electronic devices.”

For more information on general recycling needs, visit
www.electronicrecyclers.com, http://1800recycling.com or www.urbanmining.org.

Contact:

MediaLine Communications
Paul Williams, 310/569-0023
paul@medialinecommunications.com
 
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