L.A. LIVE Hosts America Recycles Day on November 15 with Largest Recycling Drive in Los Angeles

by laliveinsider on Mon., Nov 11 at 04:22 PM

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Los Angeles, CA (November 11, 2013) AEG, L.A. LIVE and STAPLES Center will host the largest America Recycles Day collection drive in Los Angeles on Friday, November 15th in partnership with Call2Recycle and Waste Management of Southern California. The fourth annual America Recycles Day at L.A. LIVE event will be the official key showcase event in California for Keep California Beautiful. The free, public drive will be held in Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, with a drop off lane located on Chick Hearn Ct. between STAPLES Center and L.A. LIVE.
 
From 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, the public can participate in the drive by dropping off their old electronics, batteries, light bulbs and other durable goods from the acceptable materials list to the collection bins located on Chick Hearn Ct., between L.A. LIVE and STAPLES Center. From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM the Lakers’ Friday Night Live will take place on Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE featuring sustainable giveaways from sponsors and all participants who drop off recyclable items during this time will receive a Lakers eco-tote bag and an entry form for a chance to win two tickets to an upcoming Lakers game. Items that will be collected at the drive include:
 
 
computers                   keyboards                         mice           fax machines                  photocopiers
televisions                   VCRs                            stereos            home/office telephones
mobile devices            consumer electronics       toys            hangers                           books
microwaves                 residential light bulbs       keys           accessories                      clothing
batteries                      polystyrene foam              shoes        non-motorized                sporting equipment           
 
 
Items that will NOT be accepted include: smoke alarms/detectors, fire alarms/detectors, thermometers, dehumidifiers, any unit with sludge or liquids, large and small appliances, refrigerators, non-decontaminated medical equipment.
 
“AEG, L.A. LIVE and STAPLES Center are happy to host another celebration of America Recycles Day to facilitate the recycling of materials that would otherwise go to landfills,” said John Marler, Senior Director, Energy and Environmental Systems, AEG.  “We encourage our guests, fans, and employees to participate in their local America Recycles Day events, and to keep reducing, reusing, and recycling.”
 
America Recycles Day (ARD), a program of Keep America Beautiful is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.  The fourth annual America Recycles Day at L.A. LIVE event is supported by community partners from Keep California Beautiful, Keep Los Angeles Beautiful, the California Product Stewardship Council,
 
Goodwill Southern California, the City of Los Angeles Public Works Department, Dart and Ditto who will all be on hand to provide information and support for the event.
 
For more information on L.A. LIVE’s America Recycles Day event on Friday, November 15, please visit lalive.com/americarecyclesday.
 
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About America Recycles Day
America Recycles Day (ARD), a program of Keep America Beautiful is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.  California communities have participated in America Recycles Day since it first became a national event, in 1997.  Keep California Beautiful, California Product Stewardship Council, California Resource Recovery Association and sponsors AEG and Call2Recycle are working with community partners to support events throughout California.
 
Visit the California Recycles Day website www.recycleday.org or AmericaRecyclesDay.org
 
About AEG
AEG is one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world. AEG, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anschutz Company, owns or is affiliated with a collection of companies including over 100 of the world’s preeminent facilities such as STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA), StubHub Center (Carson, CA), Best Buy Theater (Times Square, New York), Mercedes-Benz Arena (Shanghai, China),  Allphones Arena (Sydney, Australia) and The O2 arena and entertainment district (London, England).  Developed by AEG, L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot / $2.5 billion downtown Los Angeles sports, & entertainment district featuring Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, Club Nokia, and a 54-story, 1001-room convention "headquarters" destination.  In addition to overseeing privately held management shares of the Los Angeles Lakers, assets of AEG Sports include franchises such as the LA Kings, LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo and the Amgen Tour of California cycling stage race.  Along with AEG Facilities, other global divisions include AEG Live, the world’s second largest concert promotion and touring companies comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions and AEG Global Partnerships, responsible for worldwide sales and servicing of sponsorships, naming rights and other strategic partnerships.  In 2010, AEG launched its AEG 1EARTH environmental program featuring the industry's first sustainability report while in 2011, AEG introduced AXS Ticketing, a new entertainment platform serving as the company’s primary consumer brand which will also feature a mobile service as well as video content service now in development as well as the AXS TV network.
 
For additional information, visit www.aegworldwide.com
 
For all media inquiries please contact:
Michael Roth                                     Cassie Zebisch
(213)742-7155                                    (213)763-7712
[email protected]        [email protected] 

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