ROUND2 INC., an Avnet Company, Becomes the Official Electronics Recycling
Partner of the Dallas Mavericks
AUSTIN, Texas -- November 06, 2012
ROUND2 INC., an Avnet Company (NYSE: AVT) and leading eRecycling service
provider, announced today that it is the official electronics recycling
partner of the Dallas Mavericks. The 2011 NBA Champions and ROUND2 will host
several electronics recycling events throughout the 2012-2013 basketball
season, culminating with a daylong event where everyone within the Dallas/Fort
Worth Metroplex is invited to drop off their old or unwanted electronic
equipment for recycling.
“The opportunity to work closely with the Dallas Mavericks organization and
their Guard the Planet program is very exciting,” said Randy Weiss, ROUND2’s
president. “We look forward to educating fans and providing a vital service to
the community through our joint recycling event with the Mavericks.”
“The Mavericks are excited to partner with Round2 on its Guard the Planet
initiative,” said Mavericks Executive Vice President, George Killebrew. “Our
e-cycle drive is one of our most popular events and, with the help of our
fans, we have helped divert nearly 300,000 pounds of electronic waste from
The largest of the recycling events is slated for March 2013. Diverting tens
of thousands of pounds of electronic waste from landfills will not only
protect our environment but conserve natural resources as well. Participating
individuals will also have the opportunity to win prizes from the Mavericks.
ROUND2 is also a long-standing partner with the Denver Broncos and a founding
sponsor of the Denver Broncos Game Plan Green program. To date, in 2012,
ROUND2 has educated thousands of Broncos fans regarding electronics recycling
and diverted more than 150,000 pounds of unwanted electronics from landfills
in the Denver area. For more information about the Mavericks and Broncos
partnerships and programs, please visit our website at www.round2.net.
About ROUND2 INC.
ROUND2 INC., an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) company, is a leading eRecycling
service provider offering a wide range of integrated asset disposition and
technology recovery solutions. ROUND2’s revenue-based recycling services allow
clients to better manage their end-of-life asset retirement process,
technology rotation and data security requirements, while maximizing economic
returns. ROUND2 is an R2/RIOS Certified, ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 14001: 2004, and
OHSAS 18001: 2007 registered company.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest
distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded
technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success
by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of
customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For
the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion.
For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
Jeff Mangels, 512-342-8855
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