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2014-08-28 23:07:54

Generous cellphone and monetary donations by Cell Phones For Soldiers' nationwide supporters have allowed the charity to provide more than 210 million minutes of talk time to troops abroad and help more than 2,500 veterans in need. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Cell Phones For Soldiers was born when two children decided to help one soldier pay off his more than $8,000 cellphone bill. Ten years later, Cell Phones For Soldiers is still thriving due to the thousands of volunteers,...

2014-08-28 20:21:22

Electronic Recycling Association logs busiest summer on record for computer donations CALGARY, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Bojan Paduh, Founder and President of the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA), released a statement today announcing the ERA's donation of over 110 desktop computers and 80 laptops to charitable organizations and individuals this summer. Each of the donated devices first underwent a stringent data erasure process prior to being appropriately refurbished. "It has...

2014-07-01 12:23:20

PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Hubert's Catholic High School for Girls was selected by the Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP) to receive their Waste Watchers Award in recognition of the school's recycling efforts during 2013. The Award is presented each year to organizations whose programs demonstrate outstanding achievements in recycling, public education, special event recycling, special collections, recycling innovations, and waste reduction. The award...

2014-06-30 23:04:27

The senior living community supports an important cause. Wilmington Island, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Summer Breeze Senior Living is making an effort to help out the local community and contribute to a great cause by supporting Cell Phones for Soldiers. The senior living community is a designated drop-off site and is collecting phones for the cause. Cell Phones for Soldiers is a nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping military families connected with cost-free communication services....

2014-06-10 23:13:35

A continuous stream of cars and trucks recently lined up to drop off their unused electronics during a recent recycling event hosted by e-End. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Frederick area business helps to keep hazardous waste out of the landfill. The Frederick-based firm, which offers secure data sanitization and environmentally-responsible recycling of end-of-life electronics, provided local residents and businesses an Earth Day opportunity to recycle their old electronics for...

2014-05-30 23:02:04

As students and teachers prepare to dispose of old technology items, Go Junk Free America! offers advise on how to safely and responsibly deal with hazardous e-waste. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 As the college dorms empty and the high schools prepare to follow suit, millions of students, parents, and teachers are faced with a mountain of used technology items and a choice – keep, donate, or throw away. While trusty laptops and favorite phones usually make the cut of items to...

2014-05-27 23:04:50

“It is the difference between sleepless nights and my dad’s comforting voice.” Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary defines lifeline as something which provides help or support that is needed for success or survival. Cell Phones For Soldiers is a lifeline for America’s bravest. As revealed by Rachel Williamson, daughter of a chaplain in the United States Army, “I will always be a daddy's girl, and there is nothing like a phone call home...

2014-05-05 08:23:03

NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechWaste Recycling Launches and extends operations in New York. A new TechWaste Recycling center has opened up in Brooklyn New York. Address: 700 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, New York - 11231. This is the second major location for the company. The new location furthers TechWaste's recycling goal of meeting the growing needs for businesses seeking to dispose of unwanted and outdated electronic waste and IT equipment. Photo -...

2014-04-14 23:04:54

New Logo Unveiled to Kick Off Next Decade of Service Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Ten years ago, Robbie and Brittany Bergquist, then 12 and 13 years old, answered the call to serve the men and women donning United States military uniforms. After seeing a local television news story about a soldier who accumulated an approximate $8000 phone bill from calling home, the Bergquist teens took action and founded Cell Phones For Soldiers® in 2004. Through its “Minutes That Matter”...

2014-04-02 12:22:51

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exciting pre-game warm-up to the NCAA® Final Four®, local residents will have the opportunity to Do Game Day Right(TM) and bring in old TVs, computers and other electronic equipment for responsible recycling - free of charge. Official NCAA Corporate Partner LG Electronics USA will offer a special eCycling drop-off event utilizing the services of Waste Management. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'