From the Wires
Consumer Electronics Association Announces Las Vegas Donations to Advance Sustainability Efforts
By: Business Wire
Jan. 4, 2013 04:53 PM
Consumer Electronics Association:
With more than 150,000 attendees and 3,264 exhibitors covering 1.9 million square feet of space, the 2013 CES will feature TechZones including Sustainable Planet, GoElectricDrive and Eureka Park. In addition to the donation to local green organizations, CEA has an overall goal in conjunction with the 2013 International CES to increase the reuse and recycle rate for solid waste generated at the show beyond last year’s high of 75 percent. For the second year, more than 190,000 badge holders were made from vinyl banners from the previous year’s CES, and CEA will also collect discarded publications and show collateral, setting out to surpass last year’s collection of 50,000 pounds of materials.
For more information on the sustainability practices of the 2013 International CES please go to CESweb.org/green. For more on how to live green, buy green, and recycle responsibly, visit GreenerGadgets.org.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org, www.DeclareInnovation.com and through social media: https://www.facebook.com/#!/CEAfeed, http://twitter.com/ceafeed, http://blog.ce.org/.
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