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E-Waste Recycling

Recycle Day 2015

May 29, 2015


E-waste is the fastest growing waste stream. With constant upgrades in technology, we are, in essences, creating an electronic wasteland. And disposing of the old items isn't as simple as putting them in the trash. So what are you to do with it?

Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast can help you dispose of all your electronics safely and properly during our Recycle Day drop off. There is no charge for disposal of any electronic items. So bring in all your old computers, printers, copiers, televisions, etc. that are taking up space and collecting dust. All participating companies will receive a certificate of disposal and a participation certificate.

Date:   Friday, May 29, 2015

Time:  10:00AM - 1:00PM

Drop-off:   CompuCycle Parking Lot

                   7700 Kempwood Drive


The following is a list of items that may be brought in:

  • Personal Computers including Monitors
  • Laptops/Notebooks
  • Keyboards/Mice
  • Servers/Server Racks
  • Cords/Cables
  • Hard Drives
  • Tape Drives
  • Memory Chips/RAM
  • Projectors
  • Hubs/Routers/Switches
  • Printers/Copiers/Plotters
  • Fax Machines
  • UPS Batteries
  • Power Supplies
  • Storage Devices
  • PDA’s
  • Cable TV Boxes
  • Telephones/Cell Phones/Telephone Equipment
  • Toner Cartridges
  • Cell Phone/Laptop Batteries
  • DVD/CD/VCR players
  • Radios
  • TVs - although TVs larger than 27" will not be accepted at this collection
  • Ferrous/Non-Ferrous Metals
  • Processor Chips/Circuit Boards

For more information on Recycle Day 2015, call the PIGC office at 713-522-2046 or 800-448-5930.

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Monday, 27 April 2015 10:27


This year's Graphic Excellence Award ceremony was a wonderful and exciting evening!  This sold event was held at the DoubleTree Greenway Plaza on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015, and the very best of the best in printing and graphics in Houston turned out.

PIGC President, Jeff Birmingham and PIGC Director, Patty Eldridge emceed along with co-hosts Gaylyn Devine of TLS Graphics and GEA Committee Chair, and Joy Zehrbach of BEB-Business Extension Bureau and GEA Committee member.  We even had a special guest present to hand out the coveted awards, David Olberding, Board Chairman of Printing Industries of America.

Our silent auction benefiting the University of Houston's Digital Media, Bachelor of Science program was a resounding success and offered a wide array of sports memorabilia, airline tickets and other wonderful items.  Thank you to everyone that participated.

We also heard from Edmond Rossi of of Crown Embossing about the new Houston Print Media Young Professional Group.  Click here for details on this exciting and growing networking group. 

Even our "official" hashtag of the evening #GCGEA was buzzing with activity as participants joined the conversation.

With over 300 entries this year; (that's a 21% increase from last year), competition for "The Best Of" was fierce. See a slideshow of this year's winners below and check out the photos from this awesome event here.



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