Shawn Garvin, U.S. EPA Region 3 Administrator recognizes GE, ARCA and Home Depot for their roles in advancing appliance recycling.
EPA tours the fully automated advanced recycling facility in Philadelphia, PA. Pictured here (from left to right): Emily Linn, U.S. EPA Region 3; Melissa Fiffer, U.S. EPA; Drusilla Hufford, Director, U.S. EPA Stratospheric Protection Division; Beth Craig, Director, U.S. EPA Climate Protection Partnerships Division; Evelyn Swain, U.S. EPA; Rose Stephens-Booker, U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR Program; and Keilly Witman, U.S. EPA.
Mark Shirkness, General Manager of Distribution Services, GE Appliances speaks at the September event.
Pictured from left to right: Rosemarie Stephens-Booker, U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR Program; Bradley Bremer, President, ApplianceSmart, Inc; Melissa Fiffer, U.S. EPA RAD Program; and Audrie Washington, U.S. EPA Region 5, in front of an old, inefficient refrigerator that will be sent for proper recycling by RAD partner, ApplianceSmart.
Jack Cameron, CEO of ApplianceSmart's parent company, Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (ARCA), addresses the crowd at a media event at a retail store in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
Sears takes the lead among retailers to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's voluntary Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program. Pictured here (from left to right) Mark Good, Executive Vice President Sears Home Services and Walter Kovalick, U.S. EPA Region 5 Assistant Regional Administrator.
Walter Kovalick, U.S. EPA Region 5 Assistant Administrator recognizes Sears for joining the RAD Program.
Mark Good, Sears, and Walter Kovalick, U.S. EPA, sign the RAD Program Partnership Agreement.
NSTAR and National Grid host a pop-up refrigerator museum of retro and ENERGY STAR® qualified fridges in downtown Boston.
Pictured from left to right: Ed White, VP Customer and Business Strategy, National Grid; Cynthia Greene, Manager, Climate and Energy Unit, Environmental Protection Agency New England; Christina Halfpenny, Director of Energy Efficiency, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources; James W. Hunt, III, Chief of Environmental and Energy Services, City of Boston; Bill Stack, Energy Efficiency Spokesperson, NSTAR; and Commissioner Edward M. Lambert, Jr., Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.
National Grid and NSTAR's video of the pop-up refrigerator museum.
Jared Blumenfeld, U.S. EPA Region 9 Administrator answers media questions about SCE’s impressive recycling milestone.
SCE and EPA celebrate the crushing of SCE’s one millionth fridge at an ARCA facility in Compton, CA. Pictured here (from left to right): Gene Rodrigues, SCE Energy Efficiency & Customer Solar Director; Lynda Ziegler, SCE EVP Power Delivery; Jack Cavanagh, NRDC Energy Program Co-Director; Jared Blumenfeld, U.S. EPA Region 9 Administrator; and Erwin Furukawa, SCE SVP Customer Service.
RAD partner San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) collects and recycles its 150,000th appliance.
SDG&E celebrates its recycling program success. Pictured here (from left to right): Bruce Wall, Appliance Recycling Centers of America (ARCA); Caroline Winn, SDG&E Vice President of Customer Services and Chief Customer Privacy Officer; Michael Thomas, Customer; and Jeff Woloz, ARCA California.
RAD partner National Grid launches its Fine Art of Recycling campaign. Pictured here (from left to right): Laurie Acone, National Grid; Lynne McCormick, Department of Art, Culture and Tourism for the City of Providence; Kate-Ringe Welch, National Grid; Audrea Deyesso, The Cadmus Group.
Providence Mayor, Angel Taveras, looks on in support as Mike Ryan, National Grid's Vice President of Government Relations gives remarks at the launch event.
EPA honored firms that help collect and recycle appliances as part of the agency's Responsible Appliance Disposal program launch in Long Beach, CA on October 27, 2006. Pictured here (from left to right) are Wayne Nastri, U.S. EPA Region 9 Administrator; Garth Williams, Snohomish Public Utility District; Gene Rodrigues, Southern California Edison; Mark Gaines, San Diego Gas and Electric; Jim Parks, Sacramento Municipal Utility District.
Governor Joe Manchin of West Virginia announces that West Virginia will be the first RAD State Affiliate.
West Virginia takes the lead among states to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program. Pictured here (from left to right) Governor Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Randy Huffman, Cabinet Secretary, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection.
EPA and West Virginia announce their partnership. Pictured here (from left to right) Evelyn Swain, U.S. EPA, Governor Joe Manchin of West Virginia, and Jessica Greathouse, U.S. EPA Region 3.