ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronics, announced today that its Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder, Kevin Dillon, was featured today as part of a roundtable discussion on state electronic recycling laws and policies at the E-Scrap 2015 Conference in Orlando.
The in-depth discussion panel, titled “Laying Down the Laws” and featuring representatives from the Consumer Electronics Association, Best Buy, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and ERI’s Dillon, outlined the current collection of state electronics recycling laws and explained how industry companies fit into the evolution of government-mandated electronics recycling. The discussion was moderated by Jason Linnell, of the National Center for Electronics Recycling.
During the discussion, Dillon shared ERI’s perspective on the diversity of regulatory roadmaps from state to state and how ERI has successfully navigated and set several industry standards through innovation.
Entering its 13th year, E-Scrap 2015 is where the electronics recycling industry meets to share best practices and discuss current and evolving trends. Attracting more than 1,300 attendees from more than 35 countries, this year’s conference offered a bustling exhibit hall, tear-down demos, presentations, informational sessions and Q&As featuring leading industry executives and associations.
“We’re honored to have Kevin represent us in this important discussion at the always engaging E-Scrap conference,” said ERI Chairman and CEO John Shegerian. “We thank our friends at E-Scrap for their continued efforts to bring together essential topics and panels at their events so that our industry can be educated on up-to-the-minute best practices and continue to grow and evolve with changing legislation. We are proud to be a part of this vital industry and to be able to share our own experiences and perspectives with like-minded professionals and government leaders.”
Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world's largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, is e-Stewards and R2 certified to de-manufacture and recycle every type of electronic waste in an environmentally friendly 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.