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October 10th, 2013
Press Release: e-Cycle Honored as Gold Winner in the 5th Annual 2013 Golden Bridge Awards Company of the Year
Founders, Christopher and Tonia Irion, also earned Bronze awards for Executive of the Year and Best Entrepreneur or Founder
e-Cycle, a global mobile buyback and recycling company, was awarded gold in the Company of the Year – Environmental Responsibility category in the 5th annual Golden Bridge Awards for offering wireless recycling services that adhere to the highest standards for environmental protection.
e-Cycle founders, Christopher and Tonia Irion, were also recognized for their outstanding leadership. Christopher was awarded a bronze Executive of the Year Golden Bridge Award, while Tonia received a bronze award in the Best Female Entrepreneur or Founder category.
The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives, management teams and several other categories from every major industry in the world.
“It is an honor for e-Cycle to be named a gold winner by Golden Bridge Awards and for the two bronze awards that Tonia and I received,” said Christopher Irion, e-Cycle co-Founder and CEO. “These recognitions are a testament to e-Cycle’s commitment to upholding the highest global standards for environmental protection, while providing industry-leading wireless data security and asset recovery for our clients.”
Christopher and Tonia Irion said they founded e-Cycle with a passion for the environment, a love of technology and a devotion to charitable giving. It is their continued commitment to these principles and the exceptional dedication of the e-Cycle employees that they say has allowed e-Cycle to become the global leader in the mobile buyback and recycling industry.
More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industries from around the world participated, and their average scores determined the 2013 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation on September 30, 2013 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, industry leaders and judges.
About the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com.
e-Cycle helps organizations and individuals take a more responsible, secure and cost-effective approach to wireless recycling. The company collects mobile electronics from businesses and individuals, reimbursing them for devices that retain value and recycling all others at no charge. The information on every device is either deleted or destroyed through the industry’s most rigorous data security measures. Through the e-Cycle Foundation, organizations can use proceeds from their wireless buyback and recycling programs to make tax-deductible donations to the charities of their choice. In 2012, e-Cycle became the first e-Stewards certified wireless buyback company in the world. Learn more about e-Cycle’s wireless asset recovery and recycling services at www.e-Cycle.com.