Fraud Prevention Month in Medicine Hat

Electronic Recycling Association (www.era.ca)  and Medicine Hat Police Department partner to offer the public responsible disposal of e-waste and free data destruction

CALGARY, March 27, 2015 /CNW/ - In recognition of fraud prevention month, the Electronic Recycling Association (www.era.ca) has partnered with the Medicine Hat Police Department (MHPD) to host an electronic recycling event for residents of Medicine Hat. One of the main focuses of fraud prevention month is to remind people about the importance of protecting their privacy to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft. To assist individuals with secure and environmentally safe disposal of old equipment, the ERA will also be offering free onsite hard drive shredding.

Saturday March 28, 2015

Event:                   

Electronic Recycling and Data Destruction



Location:             

Redi Bottle Depot


1040 South Railway St SE


Medicine Hat, AB T1A 2W2



Time:                     

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM MST

 

About the Electronics Recycling Association
Established in 2004, the ERA (www.era.ca) is a non-profit organization directed to reduce the environmental impact of improperly discarded toxic electronic waste by offering accessible services to help corporations and individuals manage their retiring IT assets. With reuse being the ERA's top priority, every item that is received is examined for any remaining productive life and refurbished for reuse. True end of life items are transferred to accredited recyclers where a nil landfill contribution can be assured. The ERA is committed to supporting local charities and individuals in need through the provision of electronic equipment to charities and individuals alike.

SOURCE Electronic Recycling Association

For further information: Media Contact: Kristi Gartner, Marketing and Communications Manager, Electronic Recycling Association, Tel: 403-262.4488 ext. 104, Email: Kristi@era.ca, (www.era.ca)

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