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11Jan/130

MyBookBuyer.com Remains Dedicated to Philanthropy During the Holiday Season With Donations to Goodwill Industries and Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT)

San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2012

Online textbook buyback company, MyBookbuyer, remains committed to supporting special charitable causes through their donations to Goodwill Industries of San Francisco and Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT).

In October, MyBookBuyer donated three gaylords of childrens books to Resource Area For Teaching (RAFT) with the purpose to reach and help children through the Thanksgiving holiday and beyond. A gaylord is a large corrugated container that is commonly used to securely transport heavy bulk items such as books. This donation of books was quite substantial, as each gaylord weighed upwards of 800 lbs and contained well over 1,000 books per container. RAFT supports the reuse and repurposing of materials away from landfills to use in constructive ways in schools and classrooms. They use these donated materials to run their comprehensive resource centers which allow educators to learn, prepare and share ideas. They presently have 8,250 members of teachers, administrators and community educators who continue to help more than 400,000 children, mostly in Northern California. The donation to RAFT consisted of a wide range of children's books, primarily softcover picture books, readers and chapter books.

Later that month, MyBookBuyer donated a high speed Sealed Air PriorityPak automated packaging system to Goodwill Industries of San Francisco. The PriorityPak System is a massive, industrial system that weighs close to 500 lbs., is 7 feet tall and approximately 10 feet in length. This product containment packaging system will provide Goodwill with a fast and efficient means to increase their productivity from 1-3 packages a minute a manual method might produce, to close to 20 packages a minute all while protectively securing their books for shipping. The Goodwill Industries is known by most for their work in most communities of accepting a wide range of donations and using them to create jobs for those in need. They are dedicated to providing economic independence and improving employment opportunities, something MyBookBuyer strongly supports.

Whether its conducting a fundraising drive to support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation or raising money for Toys for Tots, who collect and distribute toys help less fortunate children across the country during the holidays, MyBookBuyer recognizes that the holidays can be a trying time for low-income and otherwise less fortunate families.

MyBookBuyer has historically sought to identify and support charitable organizations that have a message that rings true to them. I have found these selected organizations set a great example for us to follow, through their selfless charitable deeds that touch so many lives and how they strive to truly make a difference, says MyBookBuyer founder Michael Der.

MyBookBuyer allows anyone with a computer to sell textbooks online for cash. Those seeking more information on the company and the causes they support may do so by visiting the company webpage at http://www.mybookbuyer.com.







4May/120

Data Loss Prevention Company Continues Donations of eDiscovery Tools to Non-Profit Cancer Centers


Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2012

GTB Technologies, the Data Loss Prevention Company, announced that world-wide donations of GTB Technologies Inc's, eDiscovery Tools are currently underway to Non-Profit Cancer Centers. Due to the success of last year's donation event, GTB has decided to expand the program. Now GTB Customers, Partners & Business Associates can make a donation of GTB's eDiscovery tool to a Non-Profit Healthcare organization of their choice.

The GTB Donation program is in memory of Leslie Cohen Tully, a sister of one of GTB Technologies founders. Leslie was diagnosed with Stage II cancer in the Spring of 2002, who unfortunately, after a brutal fight, succumbed to the disease March 8, 2006; just a few days shy of her 48th birthday.

"Leslie had always been the first to lend a hand to various worthy charities including Cancer Research and Treatment, both before and during her struggle with the disease." says GTB co founder, Wendy Cohen, "We have seen firsthand that our donations help Cancer Centers avoid heavy fines and damaging publicity while achieving compliance and maintaining patient privacy. Now these organizations are able to spend valuable funds on research and patient care."

All eDiscovery donations include a perpetual license to the GTB eDiscovery tool, free training, free support as well as maintenance upgrades. To request a donation of the eDiscovery tool please Click Here

About GTB Technologies Inc:

With offices worldwide, GTB Technologies Inc. has re-invented the enterprise extrusion / data leak prevention marketplace, like no other; bringing a broad set of influential innovations such as solving the known market limitation of false positive rates.

Unlike others, GTB customers are comfortable moving into enforcement mode quite quickly. This is due to an innovative, unique differentiator in its DLP design. Based on a Content-Aware Reverse Firewall, GTB DLP is the only Data Leak Prevention solution which can block Real-Time, with unsurpassed accuracy, on all ports & protocols; while being intuitive for administrators to operate with minimal operating expense.

GTB customers' include enterprises across the Global 1000 in sectors such as financial services, healthcare, defense contractors, power and energy, telecommunications, retail, and high-tech, as well as government agencies around the world in defense, homeland security, law enforcement, and intelligence.

GTB's Flagship product, the GTB Inspector, a content-aware reverse firewall, provides port-independent inspection covering all 65,535 ports. This technologically unsurpassed platform - provides accurate visibility and control over all content and applications in use, on the network, in real time. Some of its market distinguishing features are:

Support for all file formats
Real-Time Detection (without the need for File Cracking Tools)
100% accuracy for detecting both Personal Identifiable Information, PCI and partial file matching (on fingerprinted data)
Multi-language detection
Flexible and easy policy definition
GTB SSL Proxy - for SSL encrypted visibility (all in one product)
Scalability to outbound network bandwidth
Workflow for event remediation
Port hopping
Tunnelling Detection
SIEM integration
24/7 support
All at a fraction of the cost of any other comparable DLP solution

Enterprises with Data Loss Prevention initiatives whom have an interest in evaluating the GTB DLP / Extrusion Prevention suite can sign up for a free 30 day evaluation at

http://www.gtbtechnologies.com/support_evaluation_dlp_downloads.asp

The Evaluation comes with free Data Leak Prevention education, training plus GTB's unprecedented support, analysis and reporting.

To learn more about next generation extrusion / data loss prevention solutions, how to "Put the 'P' back into DLP" , visit http://www.gtbtechologies.com or follow us on twitter@gtbtechnologies





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6Jul/110

Computer Donations and Recycling Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Faces A Brick Wall Also Known As the Ignorance of the Government and Its Arms-Length Organizations

Computer Donations and Recycling Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Faces A Brick Wall Also Known As the Ignorance of the Government and Its Arms-Length Organizations










Calgary, AB (PRWEB) September 8, 2005

The Electronic Recycling Association of Alberta is struggling to meet the demand of low income peoples, communities, non profit groups, 3rd world countries, for old computer equipment. Due to the lack of care by Alberta’s government agencies and departments many Alberta based businesses, organizations, and government bodies have been convinced that it is better to destroy a possibly working computer than to give it to a poor person to use.

Research has shown that fear of sensitive information stored on old PCs being used maliciously is one of the biggest obstacles preventing environmental disposal and re-use of old IT equipment.

ERA provides data removal or drive wiping up to the US Department of Defense clearing & sanitizing standard DoD 5220.22-M. This standard requires all storage and indexing locations on the hard drives within the computer to be overwritten three times with zeros and random characters. This is generally adopted as industry standard.

Additionally, we can also physically destroy hard drives by shredding.

There is no reason for organizations, government departments, schools and colleges to ship their computers to recycling firms or landfills to be destroyed. Many of these computers can be used to help people learn here in Alberta, and especially in the 3rd world, where they have no computers at all.

ERA's goal is to collect 100,000 computers this year and provide them to people in need.

Companies, organizations, and government departments need to realize that just because their old computer is junk to them, doesn't mean somebody else wouldn't be able use it.

http://www.era.ca

Calgary (403) 262 4488

Edmonton (780) 455 2088

Vancouver (604) coming soon.

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25May/110

Computer Donations and Recycling: ERA Announces Grand Opening of Computer and Electronics Depot

Computer Donations and Recycling: ERA Announces Grand Opening of Computer and Electronics Depot










Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 7, 2005

ERA announces grand opening of its first of a kind in British Columbia, Computer and Electronics Depot. The Electronic Recycling Association is proud to bring the system currently in place in Calgary and Edmonton to Ontario, Toronto, and the GTA.

This Computer and Electronics Depot location will serve the businesses and individuals in Toronto, and the GTA as a point to drop off and deliver old computer and electronic equipment for donations and recycling.

A large city wide program is going to be established with the depot acting a hub for thousands of old computers, laptops and electronics destined into landfills or incineration otherwise.

Now old computers can be possibly given a new life through ERA's donation and reuse programs. Many local charities, non profit groups and low income communities will benefit from this program. Refurbished computer equipment is put back into the community, locally and abroad.

E.R.A Director Bojan Paduh, a young entrepreneur from Calgary said: “E-waste is the fastest-growing type of waste thrown out by corporations as the IT industry updates products faster and faster. A new PC is now obsolete in two years and millions of them end up on landfill waste sites each year. It is just right that this waste is put under control”

E.R.A’s priority is to reuse as many PCs and electronics as possible. Mr Paduh explained: "Reuse means the hazardous materials are not being let loose to do their worst and less new raw materials need to be extracted from the earth to make the next generation of computers and other electronic goods.

Because we concentrate on Re-using your old equipment we can substantially reduce our clients recycling bills and also benefit their corporate social responsibility profile through our socially responsible schemes."

The location for ERA's Toronto Computer and Electronics Depot is 63 Galaxy Blvd. Unit # 3, Etobicoke, Toronto area, Ontario, and the grand opening ceremony is scheduled for December.

Companies and individuals from Toronto and area can already contact ERA to donate, remarket or recycle your surplus, excess, or obsolete computer equipment at http://www.era.ca or toll free at 1-877-9-ewaste

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7May/110

Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta: Computer Donations and Recycling Organization Needs Help

Calgary, Edmonton, Alberta: Computer Donations and Recycling Organization Needs Help











Calgary, AB and Edmonton, AB (PRWEB) July 12, 2006

Calgary, Edmonton and Alberta wide underfunded daycare homes and elderly centers set to receive a boost from the non profit computer donation and recycling organization, the Electronic Recycling Association of Alberta.

The ERA is providing computers at no charge to Alberta wide daycare homes and elderly institutions, thanks to help from many corporations and individuals.

Computers are very valuable learning tools and unfortunately some people are not fortunate enough to have access to them. It is ERA’s goal to ensure that every Albertan can access a computer for learning and communication.

Local companies have been donating their computers to the ERA for the past 3 years and the ERA has been able to provide several thousand working computers back into the community. Many local non profit groups and charities have received refurbished computers. Organizations such as the Red Cross, Calgary Drop in Center, Edmonton’s Boyle Street Coop, Bissel Center and many more.

ERA wishes to ensure every daycare and elderly establishment across the province has at a minimum a public access library with 5 computers minimum for community use. ERA is offering all under funded daycare and elderly homes an opportunity to provide their patrons with computers. The many donors that have contributed their old computers see the benefit of ERA’s programs here in Alberta and across the world.

Bill Bonko, MLA for Edmonton Decore said: “I think the efforts by the Electronic Recycling Association of Alberta are to be commended. Keeping waste out of the landfills and allowing for 30 percent of the “used” computers to be put back into the community is on track and allows Alberta to remain a leader in recycling initiatives. The work that your association does is truly an act to follow. From one passionate recycler to another, keep up the excellent work.”

Deepak Obhrai, MP for Calgary East said: “In a country and province where we so quickly change and upgrade our computer systems, the Electronic Recycling Association is meeting a growing need. Not only are you focused on reducing the amount of waste in our landfills, you have also found a way to impact both charitable donations and developing countries. I commend your innovative approach and thank you for your contribution to our country and to future generations.”

The ERA is a non profit organization that collects old computers from companies, government departments and individuals, and puts them back into community. Any non reusable computers are recycled using certified recyclers that follow the highest environmental standards. Companies and individuals interested in donating computers can visit http://www.era.ca or call the Calgary or Edmonton offices. (403) 262 4488, or (780) 455 2088

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30Apr/110

Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Canada Computer Donations and Recycling

Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Canada Computer Donations and Recycling










Calgary, AB (PRWEB) March 7, 2006

It has now been four and some years since the ERA started collecting old computers otherwise destined to the landfill. Many of the computers collected were very much in working and usable condition. Many of them came from various landfills from across Alberta and from many large companies, government departments and individuals. A large portion of computers was donated into the local communities with many non profit organizations, charities, and poor people.

Today the ERA is still collecting old computers and electronics for donation and recycling. Our charity request list has grown to a large list, requiring upwards of 50,000 computers to be donated into the community Alberta and British Columbia wide. World wide requests for usable computers surpass 100,000 computers and laptops.

Unfortunately in Alberta all computers that end up in landfills and immediately recycled by the Alberta government. In the past our organization had the ability to collect them, refurbish them, reuse them, and provide them to local charitable and non profit groups.

This is why now the ERA is making its voice heard. With the launch of our newly designed website Canada wide, which is much easier to navigate, ERA hopes to attract all corporations, businesses, government departments and individuals to donate their computers first, before disposing of them elsewhere.

You can preview our newly designed website at http://www.calgarycomputerdonationsandrecycling.com or click on the preview link on our old website at http://www.era.ca on the news section.

Please tell us if there is any glitches, or errors on the website. If you have computers or laptops to donate please fill out the form on the website. If you have colleagues or friends that may have old computers for donation or recycling please forward this message to them.

The Electronic Recycling Association

Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Canada

1-877-9-EWASTE

http://www.era.ca

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31Mar/110

Vancouver, BC. Computer Donations and Recycling: ERA Announces Grand Opening of Computer and Electronics Depot, Located Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver, BC. Computer Donations and Recycling: ERA Announces Grand Opening of Computer and Electronics Depot, Located Downtown Vancouver










Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 6, 2005

Computer donations and recycling. ERA announces grand opening of its first of a kind in British Columbia, Computer and Electronics Depot, located downtown Vancouver.

The Electronic Recycling Association of Alberta and British Columbia, is proud to bring the system currently in place in Calgary and Edmonton to British Columbia's Vancouver.

This Computer and Electronics Depot location will serve the businesses and individuals in Vancouver as a point to drop off and deliver old computer and electronic equipment for donations and recycling.

A large city wide program is going to be established with the depot acting a hub for thousands of old computers, laptops and electronics destined into landfills or inceration otherwise.

Now old computers can be possibly given a new life through ERA's donation and reuse programs. Many local charities, non profit groups and low income communities will benefit from this program. Refurbished computer equipment is put back into the community, locally and abroad.

E.R.A Director Bojan Paduh, a young entrepreneur from Calgary said: “E-waste is the fastest-growing type of waste thrown out by corporations as the IT industry updates products faster and faster. A new PC is now obsolete in two years and millions of them end up on landfill waste sites each year. It is just right that this waste is put under control”

E.R.A’s priority is to reuse as many PCs and electronics as possible. Mr Paduh explained: "Reuse means the hazardous materials are not being let loose to do their worst and less new raw materials need to be extracted from the earth to make the next generation of computers and other electronic goods.

Because we concentrate on Re-using your old equipment we can substantially reduce our clients recycling bills and also benefit their corporate social responsibility profile through our socially responsible schemes."

The location for ERA's Vancouver Computer and Electronics Depot is 2028 Wall Street and the grand opening ceremony is scheduled for December.

Companies and individuals from Vancouver and area can already contact ERA to donate, remarket or recycle your surplus, excess, or obsolete computer equipment at http://www.era.ca or toll free at 1-877-9-ewaste

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28Mar/110

Computers donations in Calgary get help by Office Depots

Computers donations in Calgary get help by Office Depots










Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) July 24, 2005

Computers donations in Calgary get help by Office Depots addition to the depot locations of the Electronic Recycling Association of Alberta

Office Depot locations in Calgary sign up to ERA’s donation depot system. Laptops, computers, and electronic gadgetry purchased at Office Depot can be also donated to charities and further use at Office Depot locations in Calgary.

If you have an old laptop that you are no longer using, or any old computers please bring them down, and buy yourself a newer more recent model.

The days of old laptops and computers going to city landfills and being destroyed are soon to be over. They can be donated to a good use with the model, and recycled if they are not functioning.

Starting July 22, 2005 Office Depot locations will accept donations of old laptops, computers and gadgetry.

For all the depot addresses please look on http://www.era.ca

More info

Electronic Recycling Association of Alberta

(403) 262 4488

http://www.era.ca

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6Mar/110

Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Computer Donations and Recycling; Only Non Profit Organization Actually Donating Free Computers to Charities and Non Profit Groups Across Alberta, BC, and Canada



Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) October 10, 2007

A partnership between Alberta's Promise and the Electronic Recycling Association (www.ERA.ca) is providing refurbished computers to seven Calgary not-for-profit agencies serving the child and youth sector.

The Calgary organizations receiving ERA's refurbished computers are Alberta's Promise partners and include Boys and Girls Club of Calgary, Calgary Women's Emergency Shelters, Churchill Park Family Care Society, Inn From The Cold Society, PREP Program, Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth, and Wood's Homes. A total of 32 computers will be delivered, ensuring that each agency has the equipment and capacity to effectively meet the needs of their clients. Many of the computers donated will be committed for children's use to help them develop their computer literacy skills.

"We know that many of these organizations cannot afford to buy computers for the children that they serve," explains Bojan Paduh, Director, Electronic Recycling Association. "Computer literacy is an important skill for children to have in order to grow into functioning adults. That's why we feel it's necessary for ERA to get involved and do our part to provide children across our province with opportunities to meet their potential and allow them to be kids."

The computers distributed within Calgary are just 32 of a total 200 that are set to be delivered throughout Alberta in September. Eleven other Alberta's Promise agency partners in Edmonton, Lethbridge, Grande Prairie and Fort McMurray will each receive ERA's refurbished computers. ERA expects this contribution to be the first in a series of donations of recycled computers and computer equipment made to Alberta's Promise partners.

"We're one of the only recycling companies in Alberta that provides not-for-profits with free computers," says Paduh. "Our partnership with Alberta's Promise has opened the door for us to distribute our computers to a network of organizations who can use them to benefit children and youth in our province."

Electronic Recycling Association is a not-for-profit organization that collects unwanted electronic items and is a leading free-of-cost provider of recycled computers for organizations who could not otherwise afford them.

"ERA and Alberta's Promise are committed to building a healthy economy in our province," says Tyra Henschel, Executive Director of Alberta's Promise.

ERA collects old computers from corporations and government departments, and distributes them to local charities and non profit groups. To contribute and be a part of this great program, please contact.

For more information or interviews with ERA, contact:    

Joanna Trebon

Marketing Communications Manager, ERA

Ph: (403) 26 2 4488

Cell: (403) 234-9818

www.era.ca

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2Mar/110

Computer Donations and Recycling in Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Canada

Calgary, AB (PRWEB) June 30, 2006

Electronic Recycling Association of Alberta needs 1000's computers to use in donations to needy recipients in Alberta. Thanks to donations of old computers from Alberta's corporate giants ERA was able to donate 1000's of computers in the past.

In 2006 ERA has identified some 50 3rd World countries that have many school and universities and colleges that still can not afford computers for students to use.

It is ERA's goal to collect over 100,000 computers in Alberta and British Columbia from various corporations and government departments to use in its socially beneficial programs, in 2006. Ensuring that everyone has access to computers and technology. Seniors, children, disadvantaged communities, charities and non profit groups, in Canada firstly and then world wide.

You and your company can also help the ERA succeed by donating your old computers rather than taking them to the landfill or for recycling. ERA has many drop off depots in Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver where you can deliver a computer for donation and recycling. ERA also offers a pickup service to large companies and government departments.

Any computers that can not be used would be recycled and kept out of the landfills ensuring environmental protection of the highest standard. ERA is currently attempting to develop a landfill collection program in British Columbia, to prevent all computers and electronics from being buried by placing specialty made bins in landfills for separation and removal of all electronics that end up in the landfill.

For more information contact

Electronic Recycling Association of Alberta

(403) 262 4488

www.electronicrecyclingassociation.com


Toll Free - 1 877 9 EWASTE

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