Comprenew Introduces Computers-for-Parents Outreach Program

Comprenew’s new computers-for-parents program helps financially challenged families acquire a home computer and training. Comprenew’s goal is to close the digital divide while setting up families for success. Comprenew launched a pilot program last fall to address the digital divide that exists in our community. The computers-for-parents program is called This Is My Computer™ (TIMC) […]

Comprenew celebrates their 30th anniversary!

This March, Comprenew turns 30! In 1986, Comprenew began operations as a refurbisher of IBM Mainframe computer equipment. At the time, Comprenew served computer users and leasing companies located throughout the U.S. in two ways: by providing data security and by environmental protection. Computers and electronics often contain private data directly relating to the user of the […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Before Black Friday kicks off and people trade in their gratitude for ruthless deal-hunting, we’d like to spend a few minutes reflecting and being thankful for what we already have. I asked a handful of people at Comprenew to share what they’re thankful for this Thanksgiving, and here’s what they had to say: “I am […]

Shopping Local for Black Friday Just Got Cheaper

Comprenew’s retail stores are excited to announce that they will be opening their doors at 8 am on November 27 for Black Friday deals. All proceeds generated from each store helps fund Comprenew’s educational and workforce development programs for both adults and kids at risk. Some of the Black Friday deals include: Windows 7 netbook […]

Help Keep Michigan Green & Our People Protected

Comprenew recently was awarded a grant from the State of Michigan to expand its PureMAPP electronic collection and education program. Comprenew currently has over 19 PureMAPP sites across Michigan and is looking for business partners to help sponsor 10 containers for 10 new drop-off locations. What is PureMAPP? Comprenew® partners with Michigan municipalities, counties, townships, cities, […]

COMPRENEW JOINS THE LARGEST NATIONAL NETWORK OF CERTIFIED SOCIAL ENTERPRISE E-WASTE RECYCLERS

Comprenew is proud to announce that we have joined Impact Recyclers, a nation-wide network of socially-minded certified (R2 and/or e-Stewards) electronic recyclers. All of the members of Impact Recyclers share a common purpose: they recycle, refurbish, and resell electronic waste (e-waste) to create jobs for people who would otherwise struggle to enter the workforce. Electronic waste […]

Academy for At Risk Inner-city Youth

The Comprenew Academy comes to an end on August 13, but what a great summer it’s been! The Academy is an environmentally-focused program for at risk inner-city youth that provides mentorship, direction, and preparation for the workforce. Our goal for each student is that they leave this summer’s program with skills to help them set and follow through […]

NSF International Certified Comprenew in Four Standards

Comprenew announced today that they just received official notification from NSF International (third party certification body) of their new e-Stewards V.2 certification (upgrade from 2009) and their re-certifications in R2, ISO-14001 and OHSAS 18001. This means that Comprenew continues to hold the highest levels of certifications in the United States for electronics recycling and data […]

Comprenew Receives Grant to Add 10 More Locations

Comprenew announced today that the Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) awarded them a $67,500 grant to expand their PureMAPP program. Comprenew’s PureMAPP program partners with municipalities, counties, conservation districts, townships, and cities to create permanent, staffed, electronic recycling collection sites. PureMAPP’s host partners provide communities with state registered, certified recycling solutions with convenient access […]

COMPRENEW CELEBRATES EARTH DAY THROUGHOUT WEST MICHIGAN

Starting this weekend, Comprenew trucks will be all over West Michigan supporting businesses and townships with electronics recycling for Earth Day celebrations. This Saturday, April 18, 2015, Comprenew is kicking off their Earth Day celebration by hosting a free data shred event from 9 am to noon at their Holland location (11379 East Lakewood Blvd, […]