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JunPosted by: Andre Klass
A1 Assets and City of Winter Park Host Spring Cleaning Electronics Recycling and Hazardous Materials Collection EventPosted by: Andre KlassFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LONGWOOD, Florida (April 17, 2017) – A1 Assets and the city of Winter Park are partnering again for their first bi-annual recycling event of the year for the city's residents to properly dispose of their unwanted electronics and hazardous waste.
The recycling drive will take place on Saturday, April 22, between 8am-12pm, at Winter Park's Public Works Compound at 1409 Howell Branch Road. During the event, A1 Assets staff will be present to collect electronic devices, including old computers, monitors, laptops, telephones, stereo equipment, televisions, VCR & DVD players, batteries, and mobile gadgets. At the same time, the city will also be collecting chemicals, oil/gasoline, tires, oil and latex paint and paint thinners, propane tanks, and other types of hazardous chemicals and waste.
All electronics collected will be processed and recycled by A1 Assets in accordance to the strict procedures governed by the ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and R2 certification standards, which include the complete and secure eradication of all data contained on them
A1 Assets and Vann Data Services Host 10th Annual Spring Cleaning E-Recycling Event in Daytona BeachPosted by: Andre KlassFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LONGWOOD, Florida (April 9, 2017) – A1 Assets and Vann Data Services are teaming up to host their tenth annual electronics recycling collection drive in Daytona Beach. This yearly event provides a valuable opportunity for residents and businesses of Volusia County to dispose of their old devices for free, with the peace of mind that their devices will be properly handled by the state’s leading certified electronics recycling company.
The collection drive will take place on Thursday, April 13th, between 10am-2pm, at the Vann Data headquarters located at 1801 Dunn Avenue in Daytona Beach. At this event, computers, servers, laptops, monitors, printers, phones, office equipment, batteries, stereo systems, circuit boards, and many more types of electronic devices will be accepted, to be properly processed by A1 Assets' recycling specialists in accordance with the R2, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 certification standards
MarPosted by: Andre KlassA1 Assets will be holding a live public auction on behalf of the City of Orlando to sell the surplus furniture and office equipment from the old Orlando Police Department Headquarters! This event will take place at the old OPD headquarters building, located at 100 S. Hughey Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801. Registration and preview will be open on Friday, April 7 from 10AM-2PM, and on Saturday, April 8 from 8AM-9AM. The auction will commence on Saturday, April 8 at 9AM.
For more information, please call A1 Assets at 407-339-7030, ext. 221. Our auction business license number is AB2475 and auctioneer license number is AU3150.
Photos of some of the available items are below:
AprPosted by: Andre KlassOn Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Microsoft will officially end all support for Windows Vista, the operating system originally released as the successor for Windows XP back in 2007. Preceding this, many software publishers including Google and Mozilla had already stopped supporting their products for use on Vista. With Vista’s end-of-life, Microsoft will no longer be providing any bug fixes or security updates, resulting in increased likelihood that computers still running Vista will become vulnerable to a large number of security exploits that will not be fixed. To be able to keep your information secure and better protect yourself from viruses, the best solution would be to upgrade yourself to a computer with Windows 10, Microsoft's latest operating system, which also incorporates automatic security updates and a free built-in antivirus as standard features
Orlando Residents Recycle 23,741 Lbs. of Electronics at 7th Annual A1 Assets/Keep Orlando Beautiful EventPosted by: Andre Klass
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LONGWOOD, Florida (March 9, 2017) – On Saturday, February 25th, A1 Assets, American Textile Recycling Services, and Keep Orlando Beautiful had partnered up once again to host their annual electronic and textile recycling drive at the Orlando Festival Park. At this event, residents of the greater Orlando area dropped off 23,741 pounds of electronic recyclables, which is nearly 10,000 more compared to last year's event. Additionally, the amount of textiles collected has doubled, with 1,378 pounds collected compared to 676 in 2016.
"It was a great day Saturday," said Jody Buyas, Keep Orlando Beautiful Coordinator. "We counted 390 cars and it was a nonstop steady stream the entire time
FebPosted by: Andre KlassOn Saturday, February 25, between 9am-1pm, A1 Assets, American Textile Recycling Services and the City of Orlando are teaming up once again to host an electronic and textile recycling drive at the Orlando Festival Park! Bring your old computers, phones, and other electronics or items of clothing, and they will be recycled for FREE. You could even win a 10" Android tablet! View the flyer below for more details.
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