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DISH Network and Reworx partner to recycle electronics and create second chances

With aggressive sustainability goals, DISH Network chose Reworx to handle its recycling needs in 2013. Since that time, Reworx has recycled more than 2.5 million pounds of satellite receivers and other obsolete material. That is enough material to fill about ½ of the Georgia Aquarium and can stretch almost 194 miles! The energy savings of not having to find, mine and produce new steel, copper and other natural resources are enough to power more than 2,200 homes for one year!

 

DISH also has implemented a Cardboard Reduction Program that has saved more than 1 million pounds of cardboard every year – roughly the equivalent of 90 African elephants!

 

The partnership with DISH has enabled Reworx to create and maintain 10 jobs for persons with disabilities or other barriers to employment. And the community saves $5.85 for each dollar of labor spent. This is a partnership that works.

 

Reworx is proud to offer DISH Triple the benefits to support One common purpose.

REWORX ANNOUNCES A NEW MOBILE HARD DRIVE & DATA DESTRUCTION PROGRAM!

We offer the HIGHEST US industry certifications necessary to protect the environment, health, safety & security, and are now able to come to your location and shred devices under your supervision! 
* Reworx technicians will travel to your location, remove hard drives, record serial numbers, and shred the devices - all under your supervision
* Desktop hard drives, laptop hard drives, zip disks, external hard drives, floppy disks, and cell phones can all be destroyed
* With heavy-duty, high-powered shredding capabilities, 500 drives can be destroyed per hour!
For more information on how Reworx can offer your business safety and peace of mind, call us at 770-426-1700.

 



Together, Georgia Power and Reworx created a triple bottom line:

  • An economic impact to the community of $265,230 by taking these individuals off public assistance rolls
    and turning them into tax paying citizens
  • A social impact by putting 9 people with disabilities to work,
    resulting in independence, confidence - and a paycheck
  • An environmental impact by keeping 8 million pounds of electronics,
    metals, plastics and more out of landfills.

Since WellStar Health System began partnering with Reworx, they've recycled more than 150,000 pounds of our used electronics.

"It gives me great satisfaction to know we’re creating jobs for people with disabilities while protecting the planet, proving every day that we can all do well by doing good!"
 
Jim Budzinski
Executive Vice President & CFO
WellStar Health System

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The Reworx Mission

Our Mission is to create sustainable recycling jobs for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, and to generate excess revenue to sustain and grow Nobis Works.

 

 

Reworx Mission is to provide jobs for people with disabilities.
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