Philadelphia Area Whole Foods Market Stores Recycle Over 100,000 Pounds of Obsolete Electronic Devices on February 18, 2012
A recent event sponsored by Whole Foods Market, eForce Compliance and the Plymouth Meeting Mall diverted over 100,000 pounds of obsolete electronics from the landfill on Saturday, February 18, 2012.
- Philadelphia, PA-NJ (1888PressRelease) February 23, 2012 - This was the largest collection event held by Whole Foods Market in the metro-Philadelphia area to date, with seven Whole Foods stores participating.
"Whole Foods Market should be commended on their commitment to providing their loyal customers with a convenient and environmentally friendly venue to responsibly recycle end-of-life electronic devices. Whole Foods Market customers were pleased to find there was no wait to drop off at any of the participating locations," said Jay Segal, President of eForce Compliance.
"As we spoke with customers about the event they were most pleased with the fact that their electronics would be processed and recycled locally, thus stimulating the local economy and providing well needed green and sustainable jobs," added Segal. eForce Compliance is Pennsylvania's only R2 and e-Stewards certified electronic recycling firm and has teamed up with Whole Foods Market in the past to provide this valuable service to local residents.