The Salvation Army and LG Team with ERI to Offer Free E-Waste Recycling Event in Burlington

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BURLINGTON, Wis., June 05, 2024–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Salvation Army has once again teamed with consumer electronics leader LG Electronics USA, and ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronics and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, to provide Burlington, Wisconsin and surrounding area residents with a convenient way to responsibly recycle unwanted consumer electronics. It’s happening at a special free e-waste collection event where all collected electronics will be collected by ERI for responsible recycling or refurbishment.

This opportunity for local residents to safely and securely dispose of their unwanted electronics in an environmentally responsible way – free of charge – will take place on Saturday, June 15th from 9am to 2pm. The e-waste drop off will take place at the rear parking lot of Towne & Country Lanes at 264 S. Pine St., Burlington, WI 53105.

Accepted items for this special event include computers, monitors and peripherals; flat-screen and picture tube televisions; DVD players; VCRs and peripherals; and phones, tablets and other mobile devices. ERI, an e-Stewards-certified recycler, observes top-tier procedures and NAID and SOC 2 guidelines to responsibly recycle and securely destroy 100% of all personal data on every device. In addition, the Salvation Army will be on site accepting clothing and household good donations.

“It is an honor to once again provide an event to benefit the good people of Wisconsin,” said John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of ERI. “The work we will be doing with our friends at the Salvation Army and LG on June 15th will prevent unwanted electronics from ending up in landfills, while providing a free and convenient way for people to de-clutter for the summer!”

More information about the event is available at

ERI is the largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company in the United States. ERI is certified at the highest level by all leading environmental and data security oversight organizations to de-manufacture, recycle, and refurbish every type of electronic device in an environmentally responsible manner. It is the first and only company in its industry to achieve carbon neutrality at all its facilities nationwide, and the first to achieve SOC 2 Type II certification for security and data protection. ERI has the capacity to process more than a billion pounds of electronic waste annually at its eight certified locations, serving every zip code in the United States. ERI’s mission is to protect people, the planet and privacy. For more information about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-ERI-DIRECT or visit

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