1. Background and Basis of Presentation
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 30, 2019
|Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]|
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Note 1: Background and Basis of Presentation
The accompanying consolidated financial statements include the accounts of Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc., a Nevada corporation, and its subsidiaries (collectively the “Company” or “ARCA”). The Company has two operating segments – Recycling and Technology.
ARCA provides turnkey appliance recycling and replacement services for electric utilities and other sponsors of energy efficiency programs. Through our GeoTraq Inc. (“GeoTraq”) subsidiary, we are engaged in the development, design and, ultimately, we expect the sale of cellular transceiver modules, also known as Mobile IoT modules, and associated wireless services.
All data for common stock, options and warrants have been adjusted to reflect the 1-for-5 reverse stock split (which took effect on April 19, 2019) (the “Reverse Stock Split”) for all periods presented. In addition, all common stock prices, and per share data for all periods presented have been adjusted to reflect the 1-for-5 reverse stock split.
We report on a 52- or 53-week fiscal year. Our 2018 fiscal year (“2018”) ended on December 29, 2018, and our fiscal year (“2019”) will end on December 28, 2019, each fiscal year 52 weeks in length.
The entire disclosure for organization, consolidation and basis of presentation of financial statements disclosure.
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