FRESNO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Fresno Grizzlies baseball team is partnering with ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world's largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, for a third annual free e-waste recycling collection event for a good cause. The collection event will be held at Chukchansi Park in Lot 1 at the intersection of H Street and Tulare on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen® in memory of Robyn Haines.
"We look forward to providing a safe, responsible and convenient way for the people of Fresno to get rid of their unwanted electronics while honoring the memory of Robyn, who was a wonderful person with a free spirit who cared deeply about protecting our shared environment," said John Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI.
At no charge, members of the community can drop off outdated electronics that have been taking up space in their garages, homes or offices. TVs, computers, monitors, laptops, printers, cell phones, print cartridges and other electronic devices will be accepted (no batteries, light bulbs, lava lamps or non-electrical equipment will be taken). All items containing data will undergo ERI's secure data destruction process. There is no limit to the amount of electronics businesses or individuals can bring to the event.
Proceeds from this event will help fund no-cost mammograms, diagnostic tests and culturally appropriate breast cancer education programs.
Anyone making an e-waste drop-off will receive a 'buy one, get one free' voucher for Field Level Reserved tickets, valid for any remaining game of the Grizzlies' 2019 season.
Chukchansi Park is located at 1800 Tulare St, Fresno, CA 93721. Enter at Tulare and H Streets where volunteers will assist with drop-off.
ERI is the largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company in the United States. ERI is certified at the highest level by all leading environmental and data security oversight organizations to de-manufacture, recycle, and refurbish every type of electronic device in an environmentally responsible manner. ERI has the capacity to process more than a billion pounds of electronic waste annually at its eight certified locations, serving every zip code in the United States. ERI’s mission is to protect organizations, people and the environment. For more information about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-ERI-DIRECT or visit https://eridirect.com.