IRVING, Texas, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- eRecyclingCorps (eRC), the leading provider of carrier-grade wireless device trade-in solutions, today announced David Edmondson, eRC co-founder and CEO, will speak at Fortune Brainstorm Green taking place April 16-18 in Laguna Niguel, California. Edmondson will join other business and environmental leaders on the "End of Garbage" session Tuesday afternoon to discuss the most successful and profitable ways businesses can eliminate waste.
The annual Brainstorm Green conference, hosted by Fortune magazine, is the leading national conference on business and the environment, bringing together a high-powered group of Fortune 500 CEOs, sustainability executives, entrepreneurs, and government and NGO leaders.
WHO: David Edmondson, co-founder and CEO of eRC. eRC manages device trade-in programs for five of the eight largest wireless carriers in North America, including Sprint and Verizon, and operates in eight countries and more than 1,200 retail stores throughout Europe.
WHAT: During the "End of Garbage" panel, Edmondson will discuss how the company has aligned all the business interests to drive wireless device trade-ins at scale and renew devices to strict standards for reuse in the U.S. and emerging markets. Edmondson will describe how eRC's successful model:
- Provides powerful incentives for consumers to trade in retired devices by offering instant, in-store credit.
- Creates new revenue streams, strengthens customer relationships and enhances sustainable brand leadership for carriers.
- Extends the lifecycle of mobile technology and reduces e-waste while bridging the digital divide.
The session will be moderated by conference co-chair and Fortune contributing editor Marc Gunther, with additional perspective from Berkshire Hathaway Company, NatureWorks, RecycleMatch and Ocean Conservancy.
WHERE: Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel in Laguna Niguel
WHEN: Tuesday, April 17th from 1:50-2:35pm
eRecyclingCorps (eRC) is the world's leading provider of carrier-grade wireless device trade-in solutions. Founded in 2009 to provide a scalable model to repurpose and reuse perceptually obsolete devices, eRC partners with global wireless carriers and retailers to provide instant, in-store trade-in credit. eRC renews devices to stringent certification standards and sells them to consumers in developing countries at an affordable price thereby bridging the digital divide. eRC will complete more than 5 million wireless trade-ins worldwide in 2012, operates in ten countries worldwide and is a founding member of the Device Renewal Forum. For more information, please visit erecyclingcorps.com.