Electronic Recycling Association

1301 34th Avenue SE
Calgary, AB
CA, T2G 1V8
  • Toll free: 1-877-939-2783
  • Phone: 403-262-4488
  • Website: www.era.ca/

About the Electronic Recycling Association
Established in 2004, ERA 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. Through industry leading pickup, data removal and reporting/certification services, ERA provides a full-circle solution for e-waste management. With reuse being 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. ERA is committed to supporting local charities and individuals in need through the provision of electronic equipment to charities and individuals alike.

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ERA and Hi Tech Recyclers partnership results in recycling of over 700 tons of e-waste

ERA and Hi Tech Recyclers partnership results in recycling of over 700 tons of e-waste

The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) has been working to reduce unnecessary electronic waste since 2004 throughout Canada. Many of us are unaware of the toxic chemicals that derive from electronic devices. Take a cell phone as an example, it has over 500 components and many contain toxic metals such as mercury, lead, beryllium, and cadmium. Over the past five years the ERA has been working with Hi Tech Recyclers, an Alberta Recycling (ARMA) certified recycler, to recycle e-waste from the province, comprised of unusable TV's, printers and electronics that could not be reused.   

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ERA announces rebranding to Electronic Reusing Association in time for organization's 15th anniversary

ERA announces rebranding to Electronic Reusing Association in time for organization's 15th anniversary

The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA), the Calgary-based non-profit organization addressing the growing problem of e-waste and the increasing 'digital divide' has announced the business' rebrand to the Electronic Reusing Association. This comprehensive rebrand elevates the focus on reuse rather than recycle and this will be evident in their new logo and website within the coming months. 

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Electronic Recycling Association donates 225 computers to Tsuut'ina Nation schools

The Electronic Recycling Association and several of their corporate partners to provide a much-needed donation to benefit high-needs students.

On November 3, The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) delivered a truckload of computers to the Tsuut'ina Board of Education that will be distributed to Chiila Elementary School, Tsuut-ina Middle School and Tsuut'ina High School. ERA has partnered with a number of corporate donors to facilitate the donation, which will allow the schools to upgrade aging and slow equipment. A number of computers will be placed in each classroom to give students access to reliable hardware and the internet, tools the majority of students do not have access to at home. In addition, Calgary Flames mascot Harvey the Hound will attend the donation to interact with students.

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Breaking down barriers one laptop at a time

Breaking down barriers one laptop at a time

Bojan Paduh, Founder and President of the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA), has announced that ERA has begun a new partnership with the Calgary Urban Project Society, starting with an initial donation of 10 laptops. This partnership supports CUPS through the provision of personal computers for individuals utilizing their services as necessary.

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