FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LONGWOOD, Florida (January 18, 2016) – A1 Assets and A Gift For Teaching are partnering up again to host an electronics recycling drive, marking the third year in a row that the two organizations have gotten together to promote environmental health and support teachers and students in need.
The event will take place on Saturday, January 23rd, between 8am-12pm, at A Gift For Teaching’s headquarters at 6501 Magic Way, Building 400C, in Orlando. Proceeds from items collected at this event will directly benefit AGFT.
Items that will be accepted include:
– Desktop and laptop computers
– Servers, server racks, and peripherals
– Keyboards, mice, and speakers
– Switches, routers, and network equipment
– Computer monitors (including: LCD, LED, Plasma)
– Hard drives, tape drives, & other storage devices
– Printers, copiers, scanners, plotters, and fax machines
– Cell phone, laptop, rechargeable, and UPS batteries
– Power supplies and adapters
– Consumer electronics
– Telephones, PDAs, tablets, and cell phones
– Game consoles and controllers
– DVD/CD/VCR players
– Stereo equipment
(Note: CRT monitors and televisions are not being accepted at this event.)
A Gift For Teaching is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization, which empowers local teachers by allowing them to obtain supplies that they need in their classrooms for free. Since it was founded by Gary Landwirth in 1998, AGFT has given out more than $93 million worth of school supplies, benefiting students of all ages across Central Florida. More information is available at: www.agiftforteaching.org.
“I am extremely proud and honored to support such a great group, ‘A Gift for Teaching’ for three years in a row now,” said David Leavitt, Founder and CEO of A1 Assets, Inc. “School teachers in Central Florida benefit by receiving much needed free school supplies they otherwise would be paying for themselves.”
All data on donated devices will be wiped by A1 Assets’ expert technicians in accordance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines and organizational best practices. Voluntary financial contributions and school supply donations are also appreciated. For businesses and residents with more than a pickup truck load, or for CRT and television disposal, please contact A1 Assets directly by calling 407-339-7030 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
About A1 Assets, Inc.:
A1 Assets, Inc. services Fortune 1000 companies and government accounts across Florida and the Southeastern United States by providing industry-leading asset management services including innovative remarketing and superior electronics recycling. A1 Assets, Inc. is the only company in Central Florida certified in the Responsible Recycling Practices (R2), ISO 14001:2004, and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards guaranteeing data security and environmentally friendly materials management. For more information, please visit A1 Assets’ official website.
Andrew Hoopper, President
407-339-7030 ext. 223