A1 Assets Partners with A Gift For Teaching for Fall 2016 E-Waste Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LONGWOOD, Florida (November 5, 2016) – Refresh Computers’ parent company A1 Assets is proud to be teaming up with A Gift For Teaching to host a week-long electronic recycling drive to benefit teachers and students in the Central Florida region.

The Fall 2016 E-Waste Week will begin on Monday, November 7th and run through Saturday, November 12th, at A Gift For Teaching’s headquarters, located at 6501 Magic Way, Building 400C, in Orlando. Collection will take place during their normal business hours of Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm, and Saturday 8:30AM-12:00PM. Proceeds from items collected at this event will directly benefit AGFT.

Items that will be accepted include:
– Desktop and laptop computers
– Servers, server racks, and peripherals
– Keyboards, mice, and speakers
– Switches, routers, and network equipment
– Computer monitors (including: LCD, LED, Plasma)
– Hard drives, tape drives, & other storage devices
– Projectors
– Printers, copiers, scanners, plotters, and fax machines
– Cell phone, laptop, rechargeable, and UPS batteries
– Power supplies and adapters
– Consumer electronics
– Telephones, PDAs, tablets, and cell phones
– Game consoles and controllers
– DVD/CD/VCR players
– Stereo equipment

(Note: CRT monitors and televisions are not being accepted at this event.)

A Gift For Teaching is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization, which empowers local teachers by allowing them to obtain supplies that they need in their classrooms for free. Since it was founded by Gary Landwirth in 1998, AGFT has given out over $100,000,000 worth of school supplies, benefiting hundreds of thousands of students across Central Florida each year. More information is available at: www.agiftforteaching.org.

“We are very excited to be part of this marathon event, not only to help upkeep our environment, but to enable our local teachers and schools to be equipped with the tools they need to educate our children,” said David Leavitt, Founder and CEO of A1 Assets, Inc. “A Gift For Teaching is one of the top rated charitable organizations in the entire country, with over 97% of all donation proceeds going directly to their programs.”

All data on donated devices will be wiped by A1 Assets’ expert technicians in accordance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines and organizational best practices. Voluntary financial contributions and school supply donations are also appreciated. For businesses and residents with more than a pickup truck load, or for CRT and television disposal, please contact A1 Assets directly by calling 407-339-7030 or emailing recycle@a1assets.com.

More information about this event is available here:
http://agiftforteaching.org/get-involved/recycle/

 

About A1 Assets, Inc.:

A1 Assets, Inc. services Fortune 1000 companies and government accounts across Florida and the Southeastern United States by providing industry-leading asset management services including innovative remarketing and superior electronics recycling. A1 Assets, Inc. is the only company in Central Florida certified in the Responsible Recycling Practices (R2), ISO 14001:2004, and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards guaranteeing data security and environmentally friendly materials management. For more information, please visit A1 Assets’ official website.

Media Contact:

Andrew Hoopper, President
Andrew@A1Assets.com
407-339-7030 ext. 223

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