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Cleaning up the E-Waste Recycling Industry
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The starting point for the trail of dirty recycling is Europe. According to the European Union, an estimated quarter of a million tons of electronic waste gets shipped out to developing nations every year.
Unleashing The Inner Inventor: How Businesses Are Striving To Give Old Smartphones A New Lease On Life
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The best way to help electronic waste realize its full potential is by getting it out of storage and into the hands of innovators.
Evolution of a Trash Picker
There is great value in our nation's discards. Not only can they be redistributed to people who couldn't otherwise afford them, but it turns out that reuse is anywhere from 4-10 times more energy efficient than recycling: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, right?
What We Really Save By Recycling
How to Donate or Recycle Phones, Computers and Electronics
Social Good and Technology Devotee; Nonprofit Development at A...
Do you want to be a hero for the environment? If some of these older electronics are hanging around your office or home, here are a few simple ways to donate them to charity, along with methods to properly recycle.
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I expect that in order to move the recycling needle significantly forward we need our legislators to step up to the plate and actually ban the disposal of materials that can and therefore should be recycled 100 percent.
How Long Should Electronics Last? My Calculator, the E-Hero
There's a world of reasons for industry and customers to seek new business models and better stewardship over e-production, e-gadgets and e-waste.
Solar Waste Recycling: Can the Industry Stay Green?
As solar moves from the fringe to the mainstream, insiders and watchdog groups are beginning to talk about producer responsibility and recycling in an attempt to sidestep the pitfalls of electronic waste.
Times Square Recycle Billboard Made From Recyclables
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I was scouting near Times Square on Friday when I noticed a neat new billboard on 7th Ave promoting Best Buy's electronics recycle program.
Five Items You Should Always Recycle
Robyn Griggs Lawrence
Author, "The Wabi-Sabi House, Simply Imperfect"; Natural livin...
Recycling is one of the easiest steps you can take toward living green--but some recycling matters more than others.
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Organize Your Recycling
Author, 'Election Day: An American Holiday, an American History'
I realized my downfall on recycling was with the items we don't "use up" very regularly. I turned to experts for advice on handling the more random items.
Ontario's Plan to Combat E-waste
Jean Jerome Baudry
Now that technology such as cell phones fill up landfills of their own, responsible recycling of electronics has pushed its way to the top of the environmental issues list.
Recycling Cell Phones: Easy Way To Ramp Up Earth Day
Enjoy Your New Electronics And Recycle The Old Ones Properly
Which TV Brands Are Best For The Environment?
Philip G. Baker
author "From Concept to Consumer"
With so many TVs being similar, consider selecting your purchase by which companies offer the best takeback programs.
4 Ways to Green Your Gadgets
Here are four ways to keep consumer electronics from harming human health and the environment. Even better, some of them will help you save money at the same time.
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