August 21, 2013
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How to Remove Data from Electronics Before Recycling

Stop hoarding those old electronics. Removing your private data can be done in a few simple steps so you can recycle your devices and protect your privacy.

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April 22, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Happy Earth Day! Don’t Recycle.

When it comes to electronics, recycling should be the final resort. Continue reading

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April 8, 2013
by Reduce
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Apple’s Smaller Charging Connectors Don’t Have to be a Big Waste Problem

Apple’s new charging connector for the iPhone 5 is credited in part with helping Apple create its thinnest phone design yet. However the new, slim-line port means millions of current Apple accessories will need an adapter to work with the iPhone 5 or become unusable – a shift that could potentially funnel a wave of [...] Continue reading

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March 19, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Crisis for electronics recycling as glass market collapses

Ian Urbina reports at The New York Times on the negative side effects the tech industries shift to flat screen technology has had on the market for recycling old television and computer monitor glass Continue reading

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March 7, 2013
by Reduce
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Electronics Recycling Program Has Real Community Impact

According to a recent informal poll, 84 percent of Earth911 readers said they would be more likely to recycle if it benefited a charitable cause. Are you more likely to donate your old electronics knowing it benefits your local job market? Continue reading

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April 17, 2012
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E-Recycling Peaks During Earth Week

Around the holidays, food banks are overflowing with donations. Generosity peaks, and the needy eat well for that part of the year. But what about the rest of the year? According to Turtle Wings, an electronics recycling company, Earth Day is like…
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July 21, 2011
by Allen Hershkowitz
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Administration Launches Jobs Killing E-Waste Initiative

Allen Hershkowitz, Senior Scientist, NYC and throughout the world It is well known that recycling produces more jobs than any other form of waste management. Indeed, recycling is among the most productive of green jobs producers. Moreover, the environm… Continue reading

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June 17, 2011
by Reduce
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Illinois Passes Lofty E-cycling Legislation

Illinois is poised to have one of the highest electronic waste recycling goals in the country thanks to recently passed legislation that ratchets up the state’s current law. The bill, now on its way to Governor Pat Quinn’s desk, boosts Illinois’s state-wide e-cycling goal to 60 million pounds by 2013, or about 5.2 pounds per [...] Continue reading

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April 1, 2011
by Kate Sinding
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New York’s electronic waste recycling program is effective today, but manufacturers must do more to let consumers know about it

Kate Sinding, Senior Attorney, New York City New York’s cutting edge electronics recycling program goes into effect today, finally giving New Yorkers a responsible way to get rid of their old, unwanted appliances: returning them to manufacturers … Continue reading

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January 5, 2011
by Recycling
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Resources for Electronics Recycling in High Demand From Consumers

LAS VEGAS – E-waste, and what to do with it, is a hot topic. Around the country, states have enacted e-cycling legislation, and, as seen through the searches on the Earth911 Recycling Directory, consumers (especially you, our faithful…

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September 3, 2010
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Sims teams up with Immark France

Australia / France | World’s largest specialist in electronics recycling Sims Recycling Solutions is partnering with Immark France to allow both companies to present an extended service offering to their clients. Continue reading

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July 13, 2010
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E-Wasted Time: The Hazardous Lag in Comprehensive Regulation of the Electronics Recycling Industry in the United States

This paper seeks to address the status of electronics recycling regulation in the US, as well as how this regulatory climate influences industry practice.

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July 12, 2010
by Recycling
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Push for more electronics plastics recycling

An influential committee is pushing for a steep increase in the volume of electronics plastics recycled and reused within the EU. This move is signalled in amendments tabled to planned reforms of the EU’s Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Eq… Continue reading

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