Appliance Recycling Centers of America Awarded Multi-Year Contract by Ontario Power Authority to Continue Program Services
Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCI) today announced that its Ontario subsidiary, ARCA Canada Inc., has been awarded a multi-year contract by the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) to continue to recycle old, working refrigerators, freezers and window air conditioners. Since 2006, ARCA has recycled more than 320,000 energy-inefficient appliances for Ontario residents through OPA-sponsored programs.
Under terms of the agreement to provide services for the OPA's saveONenergy Fridge and Freezer Pickup initiative, ARCA will continue to collect eligible appliances from consumer residences and other qualifying locations and recycle them in an environmentally responsible manner, adhering to all best practices and governmental regulations. The OPA's appliance retirement initiative is scheduled to run through December 2014 and is delivered through a province-wide partnership between the OPA and 77 local electric distribution companies (LDCs).
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