Advocators. Innovators. Employers.
WHO WE ARE
Electronics Recycling Solutions is designed to provide sustainable, long term employment for adults with autism and different disabilities while offering an ethical solution to electronics waste management.
ISSUES WE ADDRESS
Americans with Disabilities
1 in 5 Americans have a diagnosed disAbility; fewer than 20% are employed
1 in 59 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and each year 50,000 turn 18 years old.
50 million tons of electronics need recycling annually, making it the largest and fastest-growing waste stream in the world.
Less than 20% of electronics waste produced in the U.S. is recycled.
Electronics Recycling Solutions provides on-the-job training and employment for adults who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other disAbilities.
Electronics Recycling Solutions' model is funded by earned income rather than government programs, reducing taxpayer burden.
Electronics Recycling Solutions' recycling model enables communities to transform local e-waste into positive environmental, social, and economic impact.
Electronics Recycling Solutions' program helps communities build a financially viable enterprise with lower cost of entry and shorter ramp-up time.
Electronics Recycling Solutions provides opportunities for local economic development, public/private partnerships, and social venture collaboratives.
New revenue is produced and retained by the city through earned income, payroll taxes, and SROI (Social Return on Investment)
Electronics Recycling Solutions' employees enjoy permanent jobs, satisfaction of independence, and feel needed.