Montreal chooses GEEP to process end-of-life ICT

DORVAL, QC, March 29 /CNW Telbec/ - GEEP (Global Electric Electronic Processing Inc.) is proud to announce that it has been selected by the City of Montreal as its exclusive service provider for the collection of its information and communication technology (ICT) and those of its citizens, for their reuse, when appropriate, and their recycling. Three other companies also responded to the request for proposal.

GEEP will serve a minimum of six Eco-Centres on the Island of Montreal and will ensure the sustainable management of more than 900,000 kg of material each year. The contract granted to GEEP by the City of Montreal, for a period of up to three years, covers the recycling of all end-of-life electric and electronic products according to the highest standards in sustainable development, and in conformity with EPSC standards.

"We are particularly proud to have been chosen by the City of Montreal. We are convinced that our approach based on sustainable management, professionalism, price competitiveness as well as the environmental and energy efficiency of our process is what made the difference during the selection process. Considering the leading position of the City of Montreal, we are excited that the trust placed in us will encourage other cities in the Province of Quebec to call on our expertise" said Bruce Hartley, Vice President, Business Development at GEEP Ecosys.

About GEEP

GEEP is a fully integrated global service provider, offering a complete solution for the management of used technology and end-of-life electric, electronic and telecommunication waste. GEEP's closed loop solution involves: proprietary software for global inventory tracking systems; security of information through data destruction; audits; refurbishing for future use by remarketing of reusable equipment; end-of-life destruction by processing waste electric and electronic material into commodities; and finally complete assay and analysis of the composition and quality of the final commodity. GEEP is a global service provider with physical locations in Canada, United States and Costa Rica and affiliations in Europe and Asia. For a complete list of locations, please visit: www.geepglobal.com (toll free: 1-888-326-7972).

SOURCE GEEP

For further information: For further information: Annie Paré, (514) 845-2257 ext. 4227; Source: GEEP

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