SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iRecycle®, powered by Earth911, an Infinity Resources Holdings company (YCNG - OBB), launched its latest upgrade just in time to help consumers have a greener holiday by preparing to properly dispose of obsolete consumer items and unwanted holiday leftovers -- including the Christmas tree.
With nearly half a million downloads, iRecycle is already the premiere application for local disposal information. Earth911's mobile application is based on Earth911's one-of-a-kind recycling directory, with over 1.5 million local recycling and proper disposal opportunities for 350 different materials in every U.S. ZIP code. Users input a ZIP code, address, city or their current location and a material to find the most convenient solution for disposal.
"iRecycle is a great example of how Earth911 is moving recycling forward. With nearly half a million downloads already, we're headed for an even more explosive release with this new version," said Corey Lambrecht, President of Earth911. "We're leading the charge to get consumer products recycled by using our data - the best single resource available to make this a reality."
The new version of iRecycle features:
- iRecycle iOS v2.5.1 - optimized for iPhone 5, Retina iPad, and iOS 6
- iRecycle Android v1.5 - optimized for Android devices. Support for many screen resolutions, including tablets
- iRecycle now has a single focus: finding recycling centers
- Vibrant color display to help distinguish categories
- Social sharing of recycling listings is even easier with Facebook, Twitter, SMS or email
"If there's one simple way of finding out where you're going to dump all of your recyclable materials in the United States, it's the iRecycle app," said reviewer Chris Burns, head editor of SlashGear, noting its "amazingly simple-to-use interface."
"Knowing what to recycle and where to recycle it can be a challenge but the iRecycle app makes it easy and intuitive," said Marci VerBrugge-Rhind, spokesperson for Sprint. "We're excited to see that Earth911 continues to refine this utility and provides an even better experience for our customers who are looking for recycling information on their wireless device, especially our customers who are using the Sprint Green ID Pack that enables several apps for greener living like iRecycle."
For responsible disposal of waste generated by holiday celebrations, consumers can find ways to reuse or recycle holiday decor through iRecycle, or visit Earth911.com to read holiday-themed content with unique ideas for achieving a zero-waste holiday. And once the holidays are over, Earth911's Treecycle program will direct consumers to the most convenient disposal options for their Christmas trees when the season ends.
iRecycle can be customized for brands and companies looking to promote recycling and responsible waste disposal for their products. For more information on how Earth911 helps consumers and businesses achieve their zero-waste initiatives, visit http://business.earth911.com.
Read more about iRecycle and download the app at http://earth911.com/irecycle/.
Earth911 gathers, distributes and analyzes localized recycling information to assist manufacturers, organizations and consumers with product end-of-life solutions. Working to increase the recycling and disposal of consumer goods since 1991, Earth911′s services enhance and support companies' responsible waste initiatives. The Earth911 Recycling Directory is the largest and most accurate in the nation, with more than 1.5 million ways to recycle more than 350 types of materials. Follow @Earth911BizNews or visit http://business.earth911.com to learn more. Earth911, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infinity Resources Holdings Corporation (YCNG – OBB). Infinity Resources Holdings companies provide innovative waste reduction and landfill diversion solutions for recycling and proper disposal of commercial and consumer waste streams. Visit http://www.infinityresourcesholdingscorp.com/.
Business Communications Manager
This document contains forward-looking statements that are subject to a number of risks, assumptions, and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those projected. These risks, assumptions, and uncertainties include the following: the ability of the Company to raise capital; the ability to complete systems within currently estimated time frames and budgets; the ability to compete effectively in a rapidly evolving and price-competitive marketplace; changes in nature of telecommunications regulation in the United States and other countries; changes in business strategy; the successful integration of newly acquired businesses; the impact of technical change; and other risks referenced from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Infinity Resources Corp.
Barry Monheit, CEO
SOURCE Infinity Resources Holdings Corp.