December 23, 2014

Top 5 U.S. Regions Leading the E-Cycle Movement

By Veena Clay December 23, 2014 Despite the dismal numbers commonly associated with the e-waste and overall recycling efforts in the U.S., some cities are making a name for themselves by implementing effective e-cycling programs. These cities are combining recycling technology and terrific organization to address the pressing issue of mounting e-waste streams throughout the […]

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December 8, 2014

Top E-Cycling Issues for Manufacturers

By Veena Clay December 8, 2014 Manufacturers are in the spotlight when it comes to recycling in America. That is because in most states with recycling laws on the books, it is the manufacturers that must shoulder the burden of ensuring that the devices they produce are recycled at the end of their life cycle. […]

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November 19, 2014

E-Cycling and Sustainability: Five Facts You Need to Know

By Veena Clay November 19, 2014 While sustainability may have come and gone as a buzzword, its importance at the forefront of a number of environmental issues still remains. Both sustainability and e-cycling share common goals and foundations, and it’s important to explore the ways that e-cycling efforts around the world reflect on and are […]

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November 9, 2014

Asset Refurbishment: A Second Life for Discarded Electronics

By Veena Clay November 9, 2014 Have you ever wondered how to get the best value out of your end-of-life electronic assets? Asset refurbishment just might be the answer. It is a way to prepare discarded electronics for future resale. Refurbishing your old or outdated electronic device may not seem profitable at first, but the […]

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October 23, 2014

What is the e-Stewards Certification Program and Why Does it Matter?

By Veena Clay October 23, 2014 Have you ever wondered how recycling centers keep track of how well they are doing? How is the quality of recycling services monitored across the globe? To what standards are electronic recyclers held, and in light of which criteria? These questions are answered when a recycling center obtains certification […]

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September 17, 2014

Counting Carbon: How E-Cycling Significantly Reduces Carbon Emissions

By Veena Clay September 17, 2014 Carbon emissions are often to blame when it comes to environmental issues like climate change and global warming. Many scientists have by now accepted that carbon emissions are at least one leading source of environmental disruption causing a number of changes to atmospheric conditions, but this fact does not […]

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September 11, 2014

Five Shocking Facts About E-Waste

By Veena Clay September 11, 2014 You may or may not be familiar with the term, but “e-waste” is by definition electronic waste. This includes old cell phones, laptops, tablets, televisions, refrigerators and any other forgotten gizmo that is tossed into our landfills. While there are many recycling programs available to help, but unfortunately these […]

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August 28, 2014

Key Steps for Organizing an E-Waste Collection Event

By Veena Clay August 28, 2014 Organizing an e-waste collection event is a fantastic way to get an entire community involved in e-waste recycling. Every year, events are held in cities large and small across the country. Sometimes municipalities organize these events, partnering with schools and social service organizations to plan and promote. In other […]

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