TORONTO, Jun 29, 2010 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --
Sears Hosts an Electronic Waste Take-Back Event at its Yorkdale
Sears Canada Inc. (TSX: SCC) president and
CEO Dene Rogers is extending a challenge to Ontarians to take part in
the "Thousand Tonne E-Waste Challenge" with the goal of recycling 1,000
tonnes of electronic waste.
Sears is challenging customers to bring in one old TV and other
outdated electronics and to tell their friends and family to drop off
old electronics to have them responsibly recycled to reach the goal of
recycling 1,000 tonnes of e-waste. Customers who drop off their e-waste
items at their local Sears store June 30(th) and July 3-4 will
receive special coupons for discounts on energy efficient products
including SONY BRAVIA®( )televisions, rebates on
power bars to help reduce the consumption of stand-by power, and have
the chance to win the energy efficient SONY Bravia EX700 Series LCD HDTV
and Blu Ray and Home Theatre.
Who: Speaking and available for photos/interviews:
-- Dr. James Gray-Donald, Associate Vice-President and
Sustainability Leader, Sears Canada
-- Carol Hochu, Executive Director of Ontario Electronic
-- Kathryn Quail, Manager, Channel Development, Ontario Power
-- Nick Aubry, Environment Manger, Sony Canada
When: Wednesday, June 30, 2010, starting at 11:00 a.m.
Where: Sears Yorkdale Store Parking Lot
South-west corner Parking Lot between Dufferin St. and South
3401 Dufferin Street
North York, ON M6A 2T9
* Please indicate if transportation is required when you R.S.V.P
SOURCE: Sears Canada Inc.
SOURCE: Green News
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