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Dell launches national e-waste recycling partnership

Did you know that by 2005 the amount of disposed electronic junk from computers and peripherals will double to more...


Did you know that by 2005 the amount of disposed electronic junk from computers and peripherals will double to more than 67,000 tons in Canada alone? (Environment Canada) That’s the equivalent of 56, 26-foot moving trucks.

Clearly, the e-waste tide is rising.

So what is being done to address the growing concerns of e-waste? What can leaders in the technology industry do to support this growing concern? What is Dell’s strategy around e-waste management? What are the environmental impacts of e-waste? How can the private sector, public sector and non-profit organizations work together to rally round this issue?

Dell Canada invites you to a e-waste briefing breakfast to launch their recycling partnership with The National Christina Foundation www.cristina.org , reBOOT www.reboot.on.ca , and Computers For Schools http://cfs-ope.ic.gc.ca/

Dell Canada’s director of services; Frank Fuser, Dell’s director of sustainability; Pat Nathan, Chair of Toronto City Works Committee; Councilor Jane Pitfield, Damian Bassett chief executive officer of Stewardship Ontario and representatives from Canada’s largest IT Recycler Noranda will be present to discuss the realities of e-waste and address what Dell and its partners are doing to combat this growing concern.

What: E-waste Breakfast Briefing, in partnership with Dell, The National Christina Foundation, Reboot and Computers For Schools.
When: April 28th, 2004 @ 9:45a.m.
Where: Reboot Canada facilities, located at 136 Geary Avenue Suite 110 Toronto For a full map visit www.rebootcanada.ca/index_flash.html and click on the right hand icon.

Contact Suzanne Sprajcar, GCI Group Canada at 416-575-8500 or ssprajcar@gcigroup.com


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