Tag: e-waste

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California E-Waste Recycling Spots Increase

For all of the progress that has been made in the business of recycling, electronic equipment remains difficult and inconvenient to dispose of in an environmentally friendly way for most of the U.S. The state of California, however, is a… Read More

ecoATM Recycling Company Hits Payday

Consumer electronics recycling kiosk company ecoATM has reason to celebrate this month, as the San Diego based group has secured a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, an official patent, and $14.4 million in Series A preferred stock-offering. The idea behind… Read More
Dell Green Laptops

Greener Computing Need Not Be That Hard

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, computers are responsible for two percent of the nation’s overall electricity consumption, nearly 58 billion kilowatt hours per year. Add to that the number of old computers and accessories clogging the nation’s landfills (and… Read More
Computer recycling, Dell Reconnect, Goodwill

Goodwill Adds More E-Waste Recycling

Goodwill, that handy depository for out-of-fashion clothes, college-days furniture, cluttersome bric-a-bac and toys-grown-out-of, is fast becoming the go-to spot for old electronics gear. Dell and Goodwill Industries International announced that 100 of Goodwill’s donation sites have been added to the … Read More

Feds Tackle E-Waste With New Task Force

This past November, unbeknownst to many, the U.S. celebrated America Recycles Day. President Obama marked the occasion by lauding the great strides the nation has taken in improving recycling efforts, while at the same highlighting the need for greater attention… Read More
University of Cincinnati

Does E-Waste Impact Human Development?

A new study being undertaken by the University of Cincinnati and Shantou University in China plans to take a look at the potential harmful effects environmental exposure to e-waste can have on human development. This research is being funded via… Read More
Ecollective e-waste drop-off locations

California E-Waste Recycling Made Easy

They’re convenient and free, and if you live in the state of California, chances are good that there’s one near you. That’s the word from Ecollective, a program that would like to let residents of the Golden State know that… Read More