WARREN, Mich., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 million new televisions are sold in the United States each year. So what happens to all those old TVs? They are generally moved to another room in the house, stored, donated, or more often, discarded. To assist and encourage guests to recycle, Paul's TV inside Art Van Furniture offers a recycling program that allows guests an opportunity to receive up to $500 towards the purchase of a new TV.
"The question of what to do with an old TV usually doesn't come up until the new TV gets delivered," comments Nikki Woods, regional marketing manager for Paul's TV of Michigan. "We want to remove that dilemma from the equation. We'll deliver your new TV, haul away the old one and properly recycle the old TV."
Proper recycling is essential. Electronic equipment contains toxins that can be dangerous to the environment. Paul's TV recycling program gives guests a chance to go green by helping to safely dispose of health and environmental hazards.
The recycling program runs June 7 through June 18. Guests that make a qualifying TV purchase can receive up to $500 towards the purchase of a new TV from Paul's TV. Free delivery and free haul away are a part of the recycling program.
About Paul's TV
Paul founded Paul's TV (and appliance at the time) over 46 years ago with a $1000 loan from a relative. Working out of one small store in La Habra, CA, Paul's TV changed forever in 1978 with the introduction of the Big Screen TV. Paul's TV now has locations in Southern California, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Michigan and Virginia.
About Art Van Furniture
Art Van Furniture is Michigan's largest furniture retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer. The company operates 34 stores in 33 communities throughout Michigan, a full service e-commerce website, plus six freestanding Art Van PureSleep bedding stores in Canton, Troy, Rochester Hills, Brighton, Ann Arbor and New Hudson, Michigan. Founded in 1959, the company is family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Mich. Check out artvan.com for more information.
SOURCE Art Van Furniture