"This recognition is an honour and testament to Sony of Canada's activities including our national electronics program," said Doug Wilson, President & COO, Sony of Canada Ltd. "I am very proud of the environmental impact of our electronics recycling program in
Since its launch in April 2008, Sony of Canada's national electronics program has diverted more than 205,000 kilograms of old electronics from landfills. The program has also doubled the number of retail collection sites across
Maclean's/Jantzi-Sustainalytics also recognized Sony for incorporating vegetable-based raw materials into product packaging to reduce use of conventional plastics derived from petroleum sources. Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations by Jantzi-Sustainalytics was published in Maclean's on June 9, 2011 at the following link: http://www2.macleans.ca/2011/06/09/better-business/
As part of Sony of Canada's environmental initiatives, the electronics recycling roundup
event: "Recycle and Save with Sony," will be held at the company's Toronto Head Office this week. In partnership with Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES), Sony of Canada will engage the surrounding community to recycle their old electronics in exchange for a Sony purchase coupon.
WHO: Sony of Canada Ltd. and Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES) will hold
the electronics recycling roundup event: "Recycle and Save with Sony."
WHAT: Sony of
their old electronics (any brand) for recycling, including old TVs, computers, printers, audio products, digital imaging products and cell phones. This event is open to the public.
WHERE: Sony of Canada Ltd. Head Office back parking lot on
WHEN: Friday, June 17 at 11 am – 4 pm and Saturday, June 18 at 9 am – 12 pm.
Press releases are available for news media on the Sony of Canada news and information website at www.sony.ca/presscentre
About Sony of Canada Ltd.
Established in 1955, Sony of Canada Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation, of
Sony is one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world with a portfolio that includes electronics, music, movies, games and online businesses. With headquarters in
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