Turtle Island Recycling Welcomes Earth Month 2010 - Plans Several Activities
to Celebrate the Planet and Encourage Environmental Sustainability

TORONTO, April 1 /CNW/ - Turtle Island Recycling is pleased to welcome the arrival of Earth Month on April 1, and is honoring this year's event by participating in a number of educational events, as well as distributing information to businesses and their employees to increase awareness of the many opportunities that exist to reduce our impact on the environment.

"As a leading provider of innovative, recycling and environmental management solutions we are uniquely positioned to assist companies with their sustainability initiatives, and always look forward to Earth Month as an excellent opportunity to showcase the many options available for businesses and their employees to operate in ways that are more friendly to the environment" said John Ferreira, CEO of Turtle Island Recycling.

Some of the ways Turtle Island will be participating in Earth Month 2010 include:

    -   running an information booth at the Air Canada Centre from April 1 to
        April 7, which is Earth Week for both the NHL and NBA
    -   distributing a helpful special edition "Earth Month Tips" newsletter
        to all Turtle Island Recycling customers and interested visitors to
        the many events the company will be participating in during the month
    -   supporting various Turtle Island customer Earth Month employee
        education initiatives
    -   being available and on call to answer questions companies may have
        about how to increase the amount of waste they divert from landfills
        through recycling

"One of the really exciting aspects of our business is that it's always changing" said Louis Anagnostakos, Cofounder and Chief Innovation Officer at Turtle Island Recycling. "The list of items we're able to recycle keeps growing all the time, which is great for the environment, and directly supports the reason we're in business - to help companies operate in the most sustainable manner possible."

About Turtle Island Recycling

Turtle Island Recycling is a leading provider of innovative recycling and environmental management solutions that help companies, municipalities, and government institutions minimize their environmental footprint and achieve their sustainability goals. Established in 1990, the company is Canadian owned, employs over 400 people and services thousands of industrial, commercial and municipal customers.

The company's full range of services includes recycling, organics, environmental audits and programs, confidential shredding, commodity marketing, product destruction, bin service, waste collection, transfer and disposal, municipal collection and material recycling facility management, and portable toilets. For more information about Turtle Island Recycling, visit www.turtleislandrecycling.com or call (416) 406-2040.


For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Mr. Gary Breininger, Vice President of Marketing, (416) 819-2638, gbreininger@turtleislandrecycling.com

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