Electronics industry trio launches US gadget recycling programConsumer electronics titans Panasonic, Sharp and Toshiba on Wednesday announced a program to recycle the televisions and other gadgets they sell in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. .
The global firms on January 15 will begin using an Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management (MRM MRM Marketing Resource Management
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MRM is a joint venture that Panasonic, Sharp and Toshiba launched in 2007 and is now coming to fruition.
"We continuously seek ways to reduce impact on the environment," said Sharp chief executive Doug Koshima.
"Together, we have created an electronics recycling program that achieves the dual objectives of being easy and convenient for consumers, while offering the industry a path to efficient, environmentally sound recycling."
MRM will have at least one recycling center in each US state and intends to expand to at least 800 drop-off points. A list of recycle spots is available online at MRMrecycling.com.
"With the establishment of the nationwide recycling program, one of most comprehensive in the industry, we have proven that collaborative effort is the most effective way to provide consumers with convenient recycling opportunities," said MRM president David Thompson There are several men named David Thompson:
The companies announced the recycling program on the eve On the Eve (Накануне in Russian) is the third novel by famous Russian writer Ivan Turgenev, best known for his short stories and the novel Fathers and Sons. of the start of a premier Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. at which some 2,700 gadget (1) Slang for any hardware device, typically small. Synonymous with "gizmo."
(2) A mini application that resides on a computer desktop or personal home page, typically found in the Windows environment. makers will tout their innovations.