April 8, 2015

3 Reason Why the U.S. is Losing the e-Waste Battle

By Veena Clay April 8, 2015 Not enough can be written about the current e-waste crisis. Not only in the U.S. but all over the world, the amount of electronic waste is increasing. The sheer volume of waste in some areas is outdoing efforts to curb these increases, meaning that many countries, including the U.S., […]

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March 17, 2015

What is the SMM Electronics Challenge?

By Veena Clay March 17, 2015 Introduced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in September 2012, the Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Challenge was designed to address electronics recycling from a manufacturer’s standpoint. The program focuses on the manufacture and design of electronics, bringing awareness about how these processes could increase the toxic effect that improperly […]

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March 5, 2015

Four Reasons Why You Should Definitely Recycle Your Desktop

By Veena Clay March 5, 2015 Hoarding electronics may not be everyone’s bad habit, but its prevalence in households and offices across the country cannot be denied. With desktops, it happens with particular frequency, often because we just don’t know what to do with an old computer. Most states employ landfill bans to prevent residents […]

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March 3, 2015

New Electronics Recycling Bill Aims to Support Programs in Illinois

By Veena Clay March 3, 2015 E-waste diversion from landfills is quickly becoming a growing trend among states, and rightly so. As electronics production increases in response to growing demand for each new iteration of technology, e-waste has begun to pile up. Numbers and statistics for both production and obsolescence have skyrocketed, not just here […]

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January 9, 2015

Top Electronics Retailers Offering E-Waste Collection

By Veena Clay January 9, 2015 More and more Americans are becoming aware that e-waste is a huge issue — not just here in the U.S., but also around the globe. It makes sense: The proliferation of electronic devices over the last decade has been like a torrential downpour with new devices engaging the market […]

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January 5, 2015

Five Facts to Know About Cell Phone Recycling

By Veena Clay January 5, 2015 The recent release of the new iPhone 6 has everyone chatting, reviewing, rating and comparing. Lines for the latest addition to Apple’s family of mobile devices have wrapped around the corners of city blocks all over America. As with so many other electronic devices, it’s out with the old […]

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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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