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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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Visit the Easter Bunny Tomorrow from 12-4pm

  Don’t forget to visit Abt tomorrow between 12-4. The Easter bunny hops out of the atrium at 4 to get ready for Sunday.   A group of 5-8 year olds, from Mother’s Touch day care visited Abt today. These lucky kids got to see the interactive butterfly display, the recycling center, the security office, a water show at the fountain in the atrium, and if that wasn’t cool enough, they got…

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Do You Have E-Waste?

Do you know what e-waste is or how to dispose of it? Well, like a lot of people, I thought that it was email, spam, and the like. I thought that it was easy to get rid of by hitting delete. I was wrong. E-waste is quite tangible and is causing huge disposal problems in many places all over the world. South Africa, China, and India are probably suffering the worst. E-waste…

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It's Big Business Saving the World

    Abt believes environmental responsibility isn’t just the job of individuals. Abt makes a conscious effort, each day, to make the world a greener place than it was the day before. ABC7 visited Abt on Friday to see how a large corporation can impact the environment in a positive way.  “We’ve put in place a solar panel array on our roofs [and] wind turbines. And we’ve just started selling solar and wind…

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Abt is A Green Giant in the Retail World

Abt Electronics and their Green initiatives were featured on the WGN News Monday, September 21. If you missed it, view the segment here. In it, Mike Abt spoke about the West School in Glencoe, our recycling center and the steps that Abt takes everyday to make their environmental impact as small as possible. Recently, Abt installed solar panels on the roof of West School. Abt has begun to install solar panels and windmills…

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