DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, was named a “Gold Leader” for the third time last week by the Colorado Public Health and Environment’s Environmental Leadership Program. The award was presented to ERI at the Program’s annual Environmental Leadership Awards event at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The “Gold Leader” title is the Program’s highest level of distinction and reflects an ongoing commitment to sustainability and that comprehensive EMS systems are in place.
The Program, which was designed to reward organizations exhibiting the highest level of environmental performance while creating a healthier, cleaner and more sustainable Colorado, was presented to ERI, a three-year recipient of the honor before an audience of more than 300 government, business and community leaders.
“We are extremely proud to achieve Gold Leader status in Colorado,” said John S. Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of ERI. “Not only does it demonstrate ERI’s commitment to the strictest standards of environmental and operational excellence, it also shows that we are dedicated to sustainable, environmentally responsible operations – in Colorado and in all of our other locations as well. To receive this award for the third time is very inspiring, and we look forward to continuing to keep millions of pounds of e-waste out of Colorado landfills for years to come as we continue our growth and expansion in this beautiful state.”
About Electronic Recyclers International (ERI)
Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the world’s largest privately held recycler of electronic waste, is e-Stewards and R2 certified to de-manufacture and recycle every type of electronic waste in an environmentally responsible manner. ERI processes more than 275 million pounds of electronic waste annually at eight locations serving every zip code in the United States. For more information about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-ERI-DIRECT or visit www.electronicrecyclers.com.