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[December 13, 2012]

1-800-Recycling.com Profiles Recycling Efforts in Birmingham, Cleveland, Milwaukee, Portland and Other Major US Cities

LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)--

1-800-Recycling.com, an interactive website dedicated to enhancing and democratizing the consumer recycling experience while making practical suggestions about green living, continues to provide consumers with new regional recycling profiles, expanding on its series of blog articles about the unique recycling options and programs in various metropolitan areas throughout the US and Canada.

The articles, titled "Local Focus: Changing the World One Region at a Time" outline what materials are recycled by each city and how each system works. The most recent profiles focus on Birmingham, AL; Cleveland, OH; Key West, FL; Milwaukee, WI; Palm Springs, CA (News - Alert); Portland, OR; and Raleigh, NC. Each of those regions' unique recycling programs for its residents can be found at http://1800recycling.com/blog/.

Other cities profiled earlier in the series include Albuquerque, Anchorage, Atlanta, Baltimore, Billings, Boise, Boston, Buffalo, Calgary, Charlotte, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Edmonton, Flagstaff, Fresno, Grand Rapids, Hartford, Honolulu, Houston, Jackson (MS), Kansas City, Las Vegas, Little Rock, Louisville, Manchester (NH), Oklahoma City, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Seattle, St. Louis, St. Paul, Tulsa, Washington DC and Wilmington - with more to follow.

The articles, all archived at 1-800-Recycling's blog, provide helpful links to more information for local residentsand interesting descriptions of how each city does its recycling.

"At 1-800-Recycling.com, our mission is to help people achieve their recycling goals and live more sustainable lifestyles," said John S. Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation's leading recycler of electronics and e-waste, and parent company of 1-800-Recycling.com. "We know it can be confusing when recycling laws and municipal practices vary from city to city, so that's why we continue to work to shed light on how recycling programs are run in various cities, states and provinces around the US and Canada."

1-800-Recycling.com also features an archive of original news articles about green practices for businesses or individuals, recycling, tips, educational information and interviews. Content is updated daily, and for those reading the articles who become inspired, 1-800-Recycling.com provides its visitors everywhere in the United States with a dedicated tool to find recycling locations nearest to them (every zip code in the country is covered) for whatever it is they wish to recycle.

Consumers can also opt to call 1-800-Recycling via telephone for a 24/7 phone line resource. Both the site and the phone service will be able to direct users to responsible recyclers of electronics, tires, oil, paint, glass, plastic, household hazardous waste, wood, mattresses, carpet, junk - basically everything that can be recycled.

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

About ERI

Now the largest privately held recycler of electronic waste in the US, and the world's first dual-certified electronic waste recycler, Fresno-headquartered Electronic Recyclers International is licensed to de-manufacture and recycle televisions, computer monitors, computers and other types of electronic equipment. ERI serves public sector clients via GSA (News - Alert) contract GS-10F-0051Y and processes more than 160 million pounds of electronic waste annually at eight locations in seven states, including Indiana, California, Washington, Colorado, Massachusetts, Texas and North Carolina. For more information about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-884-8466 or visit http://www.electronicrecyclers.com.


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