Coralville, IA (PRWEB) June 24, 2010
i wireless is going green by taking a key step in reducing waste and protecting the environment. In partnership with The Wireless Alliance, i wireless will have drop-off boxes at corporate retail and authorized dealer locations to recycle cell phones and accessories.
“By teaming up with The Wireless Alliance, i wireless we will be keeping unused cell phones and accessories out of the landfills, which will help to keep the environment cleaner and safer,” Gary Baron, VP Marketing, i wireless. “Plus, all proceeds of the recycling program will be donated to the local MS Society.”
The Multiple Sclerosis Society helps people affected by MS by funding cutting-edge research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education, and providing programs and services that help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, The Wireless Alliance works with manufacturers, recyclers, wireless carriers, and non-profit organizations to collect, reuse and recycle cellular equipment. All equipment is repurposed at an EPA licensed facility in a Zero Waste, environmentally-conscious manner and has already collected 500 tons of recycled wireless equipment which would have ended up in landfills. For more information on The Wireless Alliance visit http://www.thewirelessalliance.com.
Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Urbandale, Iowa, i wireless is a partnership between T-Mobile USA and Iowa Network Services (a consortium of 127 Iowa Independent Telecommunications Companies). i wireless has over 250 full-service company stores and authorized dealers across Iowa, western Illinois, and eastern Nebraska, offering customers the largest regional and nationwide coverage on the most advanced high-speed voice and data network. For more information, visit http://www.iwireless.com or contact Sarah Harpring at 319-390-7254.
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