Broomfield, CO.—(Oct. 4, 2012) Partnering with Samsung and Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the City and County of Broomfield will stage a special E-Waste Collection Event this Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon 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 Norman Smith Service Center serving the residents of the County and City of Broomfield.

The event is designed to give the community at large an opportunity to safely unload their old computers, television sets, and other out-dated, 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 in Broomfield - and across the U.S.,” said Shirley Garcia, Environmental Services Coordinator for the City and County of Broomfield, “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 this special takeback program,” said John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of ERI.  “We are proud to once again, alongside Samsung, been able to help the good people of Broomfield become more environmentally responsible by offering them a convenient opportunity to safely dispose of their old electronic devices at the same time.”

For more information on general recycling needs, visit electronicrecyclers.com or urbanmining.org.

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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 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 electronicrecyclers.com.

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