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2014-10-24 08:22:58

e-waste recycling kiosk company praised for environmental advocacy and economic stimulus to local communities SAN DIEGO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ecoATM, the nationwide network of automated electronics recycling kiosks, announced today it received the 2014 Green Business of the Year Award presented by the Latin Business Association (LBA) for its increasingly positive impact on the environment and economy. ecoATM, the first e-waste recycling kiosk, was invented to help solve the...

2014-10-08 23:02:52

Since 2004, C2SDK has placed essential computer technology in over 30,000 homes, improved the lives of more than 130,000 low income kids, and kept 900,000 pounds of e-waste out of local landfills. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 On Saturday, October 4, Computers 2 SD Kids (C2SDK) celebrated its 10th anniversary by reflecting on a decade of incredible teamwork and unprecedented achievement -- and more importantly, by outlining three ways that businesses and individuals in San Diego...

2014-09-22 08:23:34

Call to Action for Consumers to Recycle Stockpiles of Mobile Devices BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Clinton Global Initiative's Tenth Annual Meeting, Outerwall Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTR) announced that it expects to collect at least two million pounds of mobile phones, tablets, and other devices and accessories over the next three years through its ecoATM® recycling kiosks, which accept electronics for reuse and recycling, helping to divert e-waste from...

2014-08-20 23:05:14

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Electronic Recycling Market (Copper, Steel, Plastic resins): Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Electronic Recycling (Copper, Steel, Plastic resins) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 -...

2014-06-10 08:22:41

Arkansas refinery will initially process over 15 million lbs. of electronic scrap per year OSCEOLA, Ark., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueOak Resources, a leader in the sustainable sourcing of high-value metals from e-waste, and brainchild of co-founders Priv Bradoo & Bryce Goodman, today announced it has partnered with the Arkansas Teachers' Retirement Fund, a consortium of European and domestic investors, and the Arkansas Development Finance Authority towards the build-out of...

2014-05-30 23:02:04

As students and teachers prepare to dispose of old technology items, Go Junk Free America! offers advise on how to safely and responsibly deal with hazardous e-waste. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 As the college dorms empty and the high schools prepare to follow suit, millions of students, parents, and teachers are faced with a mountain of used technology items and a choice – keep, donate, or throw away. While trusty laptops and favorite phones usually make the cut of items to...

2014-05-20 20:20:55

TAIPEI, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Wistron and Dell announced a partnership for a sustainable e-waste recycling solution. For the first time, 3rd-party certified closed-loop recycled plastics produced by Wistron are being applied in the manufacturing of Dell's upcoming computer line. The cooperation with Dell is creating an e-waste standard for the industry which can make a lasting contribution to the planet. "This initiative is designed to reduce the dependence on natural...

2014-03-10 08:22:13

At 40 percent below current processing methods, CRT glass recycling solution is most cost effective in the US PEORIA, Ill., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since opening its Peoria, Illinois, cathode ray tube (CRT) glass crushing plant five months ago, Kuusakoski Recycling US, has received and processed several million pounds of CRT glass and added 20 new green jobs to the Peoria economy. At over 40 percent of the e-waste stream, CRT devices, such as old computer monitors and...

2014-03-05 23:04:57

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Global Electronic Recycling Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report with TOC: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/electronics-recycling-market.html Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) “Electronic Recycling (Copper, Steel,...

2014-02-13 23:02:41

The E-Waste Collection and Processing industry has strongly benefited from federal and state government recycling guidelines instituted over the past five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the E-Waste Collection and Processing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The E-Waste Collection and Processing industry in Australia is undergoing rapid growth. Many products are included as electronic and electrical...


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