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  • Recycling Your Old Computer? What To Do

    Computer Recycling


    With the technology in computers evolving as quickly as it has in recent years a lot of computer equipment has started to become obsolete within a year or two of purchase.  Because of this what should you do with your old equipment when you inevitably upgrade that old boat anchor of a laptop for a new thinner and lighter model or you upgrade your old tower desktop for an all-in-one.  Some people think that they can just put the old system out by the curb for trash pickup.  Well that is not very environmentally friendly and in some areas it is actually illegal.  Here are a several legal and environmentally friendly ways you can dispose of your old equipment. Continue reading
  • What is the Electronic Waste Recycling Act?

    Did you know that the electronic waste recycling act helps to reduce hazardous substances from being sold in the state of California and New Jersey? With so many new electronic devices that are on the market, it is common to see people upgrading their phones, computers, and other devices every year. What do you do with your old iPhone if you are unable to sell it? What happens to an old computer?
  • Recycling Facts

    When it comes to recycling electronics it is important to take them to the right location. Many electronics can be properly recycled and will reduce toxic waste in the environment. However a lot of consumers are not aware of where to take their old phones and products and even more do not realize just how important it is to recycle. Here are some interesting recycling facts to consider:
  • What is Considered eWaste?

    If you have old electronics, you have eWaste that needs to be properly disposed of. Electronics have certain things in them that can be toxic to the environment if they are not recycled and handled in the right way. There are many electronics that fit into this category, if you are not sure, here are few helpful tips to define what is eWaste:
  • How to Recycle Electronics

    Do you know how to recycle electronics? If you have an old cell phone, computer, speakers, CD player, or other devices, you need to make sure they are being recycled properly and not tossed in the garbage can. Cell phones and other things can be harmful to the environment if you are not disposing of them properly because they have things like mercury and lead inside.
  • What is IT Recycling?

    Information technology (IT) waste, or simply put “electronic waste,” is a serious problem in the United States. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has identified certain electronics, such as cathode ray tubes (CRT) as hazardous waste. Many electronics are recyclable, reusable, or even resalable. Some can be refurbished and others scrapped for parts. But many are just tossed into the trash in households across America creating tremendous waste, especially considering the fact that the average American household now owns about 24 electronic products.
  • Recycling Electronics- Why Should I Care?

    Consumer electronics contribute greatly to the waste in the United States. This included TVs, printers, computers, cell phones, various peripherals, home phones, audio equipment, etc. The average American household contains 24 electronic devices and, as everyone knows, technology items are regularly being replaced by newer, faster, more feature-filled models. This creates an enormous amount of waste.

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