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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...

2013-12-26 08:20:39

Public Invited to Drop off E-Waste in Times Square, NY and Fair Lawn, NJ NEW YORK, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee and the NFL are partnering with Verizon and the Broadway Green Alliance to collect and safely recycle electronic waste in New York and New Jersey. The recycling events are open to the public, and are a part of the group's commitment to a cleaner environment. The first of two collections will take place in New Jersey on January 7 from...

World Map Database Shows That E-Waste Is On The Rise, US And China At The Top
2013-12-16 04:08:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that the annual world volume of end-of-life electronics is expected to jump to 65.4 million tons by 2017. The report says that by 2017, refrigerators, televisions, mobile phones, computers, monitors, electronic toys and other products with a battery or electrical cord around the world could fill up a line of 40-ton trucks end-to-end on a highway straddling three quarters...

2013-11-18 23:30:42

Local Houston and San Antonio moving company, 3 Men Movers opens its facility to serve as an E-waste recycling center to the greater Houston community. Houston TX (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 3 Men Movers, a 28 year old local Houston moving company, has announced that they will be adding a new environmentally friendly service for the local Houston community. The moving company will now be serving as an E-Waste recycling center. This service is in addition to the company’s local Houston box...

2013-11-06 23:29:03

Lucan Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Colorado, is proud to announce the launch of an Indiegogo campaign for their LUCAN™ Companion PC. The device is based on their modular PC architecture that is described as the evolution and convergence of hardware and software. Greeley, CO (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 LUCAN Technologies, Inc., a startup based in Colorado, has been working on a new modular PC architecture that is based on evolution and convergence of hardware and software. The...

2013-09-19 23:29:34

On September 16, 2013, Universal Recycling Technologies, LLC (URT) launched a nationwide recycled art competition called “Build for a Better Tomorrow” to educate the public on electronics waste (e-waste) recycling and promote sustainability. Janesville, WI (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 On September 16, 2013, Universal Recycling Technologies, LLC (URT) launched a nationwide recycled art competition called “Build for a Better Tomorrow" to better educate the public on electronics...

Electronic Waste Management Efforts Are Not Doing Enough To Protect Our Children: Expert
2013-09-16 04:16:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While much of the world is still buzzing about the announcement of the sixth-generation iPhone last week , some experts are more concerned about what will happen to its predecessors – and what impact they could have on the health of the world’s children in the years ahead. In a keynote address scheduled to be presented Monday morning at the CleanUp 2013 scientific contamination conference in Melbourne, professor Ming Hung Wong...

2013-09-11 07:53:57

One of the first analyses of laws banning disposal of electronic waste (e-waste) in municipal landfills has found that state e-waste recycling bans have been mostly ineffective, although California's Cell Phone Recycling Act had a positive impact on cell phone recycling. However, e-waste recycling rates remain "dismally low," and many demographic groups remain unaware of their alternatives for properly disposing of e-waste, according to the study. Presented here today at the 246th National...