Saturday, September 20, 2008


Electronic Recyclers International Addresses E-Scrap 2008 Conference

Last update: 4:12 p.m. EDT Sept. 16, 2008
PHOENIX, Sep 16, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Aaron Blum, Chief Compliance Officer and co-founder of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), served as an expert panelist today at E-Scrap 2008 Conference & Tradeshow in Phoenix. Blum spoke to an audience of recyclers about effective recycling of e-waste in regulated environments and how electronics can be effectively recycled in any US state today.
Blum described ERI's motto that "green is good" by explaining to the crowd that working within the parameters of each state's legislation, electronics can be recycled effectively and lead to both environmental and fiscal benefits.
Blum and ERI were part of a panel also featuring Billy Andrews of Uniwaste Services Corp.; Craig Lorch of Total Reclaim / EcoLights NW; and Toral Jha of Cascade Asset Management. The discussion was moderated by Jason Linnell of NCER.
E-Scrap 2008 is the largest electronics recycling conference in North America and is sponsored by Resource Recycling Inc., publisher of E-Scrap News and Resource Recycling magazine.The conference format and tradeshow provide a collaborative setting where concepts and ideas regarding the management pf electronic waste are shared by the leaders of the sector. The conference attracts hundreds of experts from over a dozen countries.
"It's an honor and privilege to have our own Aaron Blum be asked to speak as an expert on the subject of effectively managing the recycling of electronics in a state by state environment," said Shegerian. "We tip our hats to the event organizers and the reporting team at E-Scrap News, who cover our industry so well and proactively promote the issues most important to our industry -- one of the fastest growing and most environmentally crucial industries in the world today."
Now the largest recycler of electronic waste in the world, Fresno-headquartered Electronic Recyclers is licensed to de-manufacture and recycle televisions, computer monitors, computers, and other types of electronic equipment. ERI processes more than 10 million pounds of electronic waste per month. For more information about e-waste recycling and Electronic Recyclers, call 1-800-RECYCLING or visit

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