All too often the chaos of the classroom takes priority over chores such as rubbish collection and recycling. The poor janitor can’t accommodate elaborate recycling requirements on top of the..
Ever looked in your trash can and asked yourself: “What if I could get paid for all this stuff. Surely someone can do something with it!” Well, you’re right. All..
The proliferation of electronic devices during the 1990s created a hazardous waste epidemic within the United States. In 1997, a 501(c)3 charitable organization formed to combat the growing public health..
Did you know that U.S. consumers throw away approximately 400 million units of electronic equipment every year, TV sets included? Just like any other electronic, a TV set contains harmful..
You have a laptop, right? But, you plan to buy a new one. Before you do, consider recycling your old laptop. With respect to recycling old laptops, this blog will..
Plastic is rapidly transforming our world allowing us to manufacture cheap, durable products at a scale never thought possible. Of the many products we use in our daily lives you’d..
Our environment is facing destruction every single day due to abusive human practices that are not good for our planet. We need to change our ways if we want to..
Upgrading your computer something you will consider when you think your PC is not working well anymore. However, you should think twice before acting. This article reveals the 3 simple..
Computer Recycling Advancement in technology continues to grow at a galloping rate, such that every year better models of computers are released. This in return renders the old models obsolete,..
Scandal continues to disrupt the electronics recycling industry – again the result of unscrupulous activity from trusted industry players. And when such a scandal hits, it’s usually accompanied by a..
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Western Laboratory was presented the Federal Green Challenge award at the DEA National Lab Directors Conference on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. The award was in..
Addressing Our Growing E-Waste Problem We all know by now that reducing waste, reusing everyday items for other purposes, and recycling components of our waste is better for our struggling..
As an exercise aimed at promoting environmental awareness and the beneficial effects of electronic product recycling, the United States Environmental Protection Agency launched the Federal Green Challenge program to all..
A German recycling company, ALBA Integrated Waste Solutions, recently won a $550 million contract to construct and run Hong Kong’s first e-recycling center. Awarded by the Hong Kong Environmental Protection..
E-waste is a term used for electronic products and computers that are thrown out, including laptops, tablets, printers, phones, game consoles, televisions, and DVD players, to name a few. Over..
In an effort to curb the growing electronic waste problem, Illinois recently passed legislation requiring an increase in the volume of electronic waste that manufacturers are mandated to recycle. As..
In elementary school, you may have heard the phrase “Reduce, reuse, recycle.” With current rates of sustainability, this phrase may become more relevant than chanting the phrase in a third..
According to Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), nearly 30 million to 40 million metric tons of Electronic waste, also known as E-waste, are generated every year in one form or the..
There’s much talk about recycling these days – what to recycle, how to recycle, and the many benefits. You may have asked yourself why recycling is important – it doesn’t..
Electronic waste is the waste generated from discarded electronic devices. Electrical devices that are no longer in use or those meant to be recycled or reused can also be considered..
Recycling may seem like a relatively new concept, but researching who invented recycling shows that for centuries in the past, recycling was a way of life. People of the distant..
A California electronics recycling center is at a dead end, hoping to hand over a check for $100,000 to an unidentified woman who dropped off an extremely rare Apple I..
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a report showing progress in e-recycling (electronic waste recycling) on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in Washington D.C. Additionally, EPA representatives identified opportunities for..
What is E-Waste? Electronic waste, also known as e-waste, comprised 1.87 million short tons of consumer matter in 2013. This amount accounts for 40% of total recycled consumer electronics. A..