February 20, 2014

Ten Reasons Why Electronics Recycling is Important

By Sophia Bennett February 20, 2014 Everyone is busy. With hectic schedules and so many things to do every day, it can be easy to start sneaking items into the trash rather than recycling them. You should not let that happen with electronics. For one thing, many states have banned putting certain items with power […]

Read More

January 22, 2014

E-Waste Creates Hazardous Conditions in Third World Countries

By Sophia Bennett January 22, 2014 The playground in Agbogbloshie, Ghana is on fire. Thick black smoke pours from a pile of burning electronic waste. Mixed in the smoke are vapors from the dozens of harmful chemicals found in electronics, including mercury, arsenic and chemical fire retardants. The occurrence isn’t uncommon. Afua Hirsch, a reporter […]

Read More

January 22, 2014

Prevent Identity Theft by Safely Recycling Electronics

By Sophia Bennett January 22, 2014 Thanks to Edward Snowden and ever-changing rules for social networking sites, online privacy is very much on Americans’ minds these days. And, while some people may not care who sees the pictures of their cats or kids on Facebook, there is one area that everyone should be mindful of: […]

Read More