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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Staples Launches Nationwide Computer and Office Technology Recycling Program

Title:
Staples Launches Nationwide Computer and Office Technology Recycling Program

Abstract:
Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS), the world's largest office products company, has announced that it now makes it easy to recycle used computers and other office technology at any Staples store nationwide, becoming the first national retailer to offer computer recycling in stores every day. Staples makes it easy for customers to recycle e-waste by simply bringing their used computers, monitors, laptops, printers, faxes and all-in-ones to any U.S. Staples store, where the equipment will be recycled in accordance with environmental laws. All brands will be accepted, regardless of whether or not the equipment was purchased at Staples, for a fee of $10 per large item. Staples is working with Amandi Services, one of the country's most experienced and innovative electronics recyclers, to handle recycling of the equipment, following standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

URL:
http://investor.staples.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=96244&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1004542&highlight=

Source:
Staples, Inc.

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
May 21, 2007

Associated Sectors:

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