Americans spend more of their free time using laptops than we do reading, relaxing or exercising, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals. Clearly, laptops mean a lot to us! That’s..
Hard drives are an important part of most electronic devices especially computers and mobile phones. On average, each one lasts about 2 to 5 years according to a report by..
E-Waste is one of the fastest growing types of waste, both in the United States and globally. The current electronics recycling efforts by the ITAD industry are simply no match..
Imagine selling your old computers and getting blackmailed for a lot of money in a few years because of it. Everything from your old client information to private emails are..
Image courtesy Bill Burris/flickr.com Effective data destruction is a primary concern for organizations and individuals when replacing outdated hardware with..
Thanks to modern technology and newly designed equipment, there are several methods to dealing with data destruction. Shredding is one of the most straightforward options, and often the first choice..
Too often we think of “recycling” as something we do with the plastic and glass bottles we don’t want to throw in the trash, but there’s more to recycling around..
Computers and laptops are becoming obsolete faster than ever before. As we move more of our personal data onto computers, criminals are using the content left over on our old..
The best time to trim trees is typically in the winter, when cold weather tells your trees it is time to go dormant. Certain woody shrubs, such as rhododendrons and..
Photo Credit: Sessions.edu We all know that plastic bottles are bad for the environment, but if you do use them, you recycle them. Right? But what about the plastic bottle..
Photo Credit: 1800 Recycling The Olympic Track and Field trials in Eugene, Oregon drew in a large amount of foot traffic, with over 25,000 people a day spending most of..
Photo Credit: SmartDeco If you had a dorm or off-campus apartment in college like I did, you probably know how inconvenient it is to buy furniture. After all, you’re often..
Photo Credit: Treehugger Although there have been a number of city-level bans on plastic bags in the United States, Hawaii is the first state to pass a statewide law regarding..
Cell phones will always die at the most inconvenient time… probably when there is no charger in site. But what if you could power your phone, or other electronic device,..
Photo Credit: Recycling Today All Green Electronics Recycling CEO Arman Sadeghi was featured once again in Recycling Today. The article talks about how the company came to be, what we..
We just delivered some more checks after successful events and wanted to share the photos with you. Nathan delivering an event check to Saint Francis Church in Simi Valley, CA...
One of our partners, Reconstruction Warehouse, was featured on NBC News. Check out the video below: View more videos at: https://nbcsandiego.com.
Photo Credit: Discovery.com There have been some fun innovations in technology, but this one just looks delicious. University of Exetor senior lecturer and materials scientist Liang Hao founded a..
Newer electronics are designed to be less toxic, longer-lasting, more energy efficient, and easier to recycle. This has contributed to major reductions in environmental impact. A green electronics rating system..
If you celebrate Easter and have some last-minute shopping to do, here are some tips for keeping your Easter basket eco-friendly! Make sure you choose your Easter chocolate wisely! For..
Photo Credit: Discovery News We think of solar panels as flat panels arranged to face the sun. But why are they flat? And more importantly, could they be more efficient..
What if you could “unprint” and reuse paper? It may soon be possible. Scientists at the University of Cambridge (England) have developed a method that allows lasers to remove the..
One of our readers recently asked us an excellent recycling question: Can I recycle paper that is sticky on the back, like address labels, sticky notes. If so, can I..
Photo Credit: Treehugger If House Bill 2260 passes in Hawaii, the state would become the first one to charge for disposable and plastic bags. The measure would attempt to discourage..
We generate a lot of trash. In 2010, Americans generated more than 250 tons of garbage. That’s a lot! Did you know that the cleaning services industry brings in more..
This guest post is contributed by Lillian Swift. Credit: Apple While new technology reduces paper waste significantly, there is great concern over e-waste. For the uninitiated, e-waste refers to discarded..
Happy Valentine’s Day to those who celebrate it! In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are some links for you! 5 Tips for a Green Valentine’s Day Singing Cards Bad for..
Last week, the Hershey Company announced that three of its manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania have achieved “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” status as a result of Hershey’s efforts to enhance sustainability. Two of these..
Photo Credit: CNet Green Tech People have turned e-waste into fish tanks, shoes, sculptures… but how about something a bit more practical? Chilean designer Rodrigo Alonso designed some interesting table..
Photo Credit: Conserve-Energy-Future.com It may come as no surprise to you that California is known for solar energy. But which city in California produces the most solar power? It’s not..
Photo Credit: Earth911.com: Amanda_Wills Reusable shopping bags and water bottles are standard—but how much thought have you given to other reusable items? This list from Earth911 gives 10 single-use household..
Photo Credit: Earth911.com: Amanda_Wills Do you use reusable bags? Now here’s the real question: How often do you wash your reusable bags? Umm… never? Did you know that 64 percent..
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Styrofoam is bad, don’t use it. Not only does Styrofoam, a brand of polystyrene, sit in landfills indefinitely, but it is..
A law went into effect on January 1st that prohibits private and public waste haulers and transporters in New York from collecting electronic waste unless it is destined to be..
Credit: Compleat Whether your coffee cup is made from paper or Styrofoam, the lid is probably plastic. And we all know how bad plastic can be for the environment… A..
Starting this week, The National, a newspaper serving the United Arab Emirates, will be printed on 100 percent recycled paper. Because no company in the UAE produces a sufficient volume..
Photo Credit: Bonnie Alter/CC BY 2.0 A new shopping mall in London was built from standard-sized recycled shipping containers. Boxpark Shopping Mall was made from about 60 containers that are..