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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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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