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Celebrate Earth Day with Abt

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Tomorrow is Earth Day, the perfect chance for us to give back to the planet and do some good. If you know anything about Abt, you know that we’re an earth-conscious company always trying to reduce our environmental impact. We’ve been recognized for our efforts and hope to set an example for other retailers looking to make the world a little better. Do you want to get on board with going green?…

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#TBT Earth Day Now & Then: Recycling Electronics & More

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Earth Day has rolled around once more thanks to the ever-rotating planet we live on and love! At Abt we always work to live every day like it’s Earth Day, whether that means recycling electronics, choosing greener energy or ditching disposable plastics in favor of reusable materials. This time we’re celebrating one day early in favor of a Throwback Thursday, and we’d like to showcase a WGN video from over twelve years…

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Four Unique Eco-Friendly Products

Today is Earth Day, a celebration of our planet and an exploration of ways that we can all help improve it. Of course, we believe that this thinking should be a part of every day—Abt’s Green Initiatives are a cornerstone of our business. We encourage everyone to do what they can, from reducing the amount of driving to reusing and recycling whenever possible. And while we recognize that consumer products can be…

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Celebrating Earth Day, Every Day.

One of the cornerstones of Abt’s approach to business is a strong dedication to environmental stewardship. We recognize the importance of being good to the Earth: we’ve got only one, and damaging it affects all of us. Wherever possible, we try to make the most environmentally-friendly decisions, whether in designing new additions to our store or in services we offer. As green technologies continue to advance, these solutions are often sound business…

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Electronics Trade-In Days

Has your spring cleaning unearthed a trove of old electronic devices that you no longer want or need? Instead of leaving them on the curb, this weekend is your chance to trade them in and earn some cash while doing so. Just bring them to Abt during our Trade-In Days event, where experts from our partners at 2nd Life will appraise them and offer you cash on the spot. You can also…

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Being Green: What Can You Do?

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Earlier this week, we talked about some of the technologies and practices that Abt has implemented in our business for being green on a day-to-day basis. And while it might not be feasible for individual homeowners to cover their roof in solar panels, there are still plenty of tactics that each of us can practice to help ease our impact on the environment. We’ve all heard of the 3 R’s of being…

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Earth Day is Every Day

This Saturday is Earth Day, a day to celebrate the environment and explore ways that we can all do more for the earth. And though Earth Day is only a single day on the calendar, we believe it’s a way of thinking worth implementing wherever possible in your everyday life. One of the main tenets of Abt’s overall philosophy is a strong commitment to the environment. In every part of the business, our impact on…

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Earth Day Celebration at Abt.

Being green is a year-round commitment at Abt. From our on-site recycling center to energy-efficient technology throughout the store, we take pride in doing our part to keep the planet a little cleaner. So, Earth Week is an extra special celebration for us, and we kicked it off on Sunday with a day of fun and educational activities with the help of some friends. All week long we’ll be exploring ways that…

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Earth Day 2013 at Abt

It’s that time of year when Abt plays host to a variety of environmentally friendly activities in honor of Earth Day!  On Earth Day, Monday April 22, Abt will help make Chicagoland a littler “greener” by helping you as well as local businesses properly dispose their unneeded electronics and appliances. The following locations will have recycling collection sites for anyone who wants to drop off any e-waste materials.  They will even receive a free…

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Earth Day At Abt Electronics

Join us on Sunday, April 22nd for Earth Day festivities at Abt Electronics! We will be hosting several activities as well as showcasing dioramas explaining some great environmentally friendly tip as well as projects and games from 12pm-4pm. There will be a Fisker car on display – all electric Garvey’s office supply will be here with recycled products, along with giveaways The Grove will be stopping by and bringing animals and displays…

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