ARCA’s (NASDAQ:ARCI) 36 years of experience in the appliance recycling industry includes nearly two decades of providing energy efficiency program services. A pioneer in developing cutting-edge technologies to serve its clients, ARCA maximizes materials recycling while protecting natural resources from the environmentally damaging substances found in old appliances. Since 1976, ARCA has recycled more than 4 million major household appliances for clients across North America.
With more than 850 million major household appliances currently used in the United States, ARCA's three business components are uniquely positioned in the industry to work together to provide a full array of appliance-related services for our customers. ARCA's three interrelated operations touch all aspects of the life of a major household appliance: our eighteen Company-owned stores under the name ApplianceSmart, Inc.® are in the business of selling new appliances directly to consumers; ARCA's regional centers process appliances at end of life to remove environmentally damaging substances and produce material by products for recycling; and ARCA Advanced Processing, LLC employs advanced technology to refine traditional appliance recycling techniques to achieve environmental benefits.