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2011-03-22 11:29:00

HOUSTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston residents will soon have an opportunity to get rid of old TVs, computers and other electronic equipment in an environmentally sound manner and free of charge. NCAA® Final Four® Official Corporate Partner LG Electronics USA has joined forces with Waste Management Recycle America, the Official Sustainability Partner of The Big Dance Concert Series and Bracket Town, and the Houston Final Four Local Organizing...

2011-03-19 00:00:29

ECS Refining's ecollective initiative closes on goal of serving 90 percent of all California households with a convenient, neighborhood drop-off location. With 235 ecollective locations now operational throughout the state, most California consumers are within 10 miles of an ecollective for safe and easy recycling unwanted consumer electronics. Santa Clara, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 17, 2011 Just four months after the launch of the ecollective initiative, more than 83 percent of California...

2011-02-15 00:02:48

HOBI International Processing Facilities Pass Rigorous Responsible Recycling Certification Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 HOBI International, Inc., a global leader in the resale, re-marketing and recycling of IT assets and cellular phones, today announced R2 Certification for its Dallas, Texas processing center. Created by a multi-stake holder group, which included the US EPA, state regulators and OEMs and is now managed by R2 Solutions, the R2 Certification is a stringent set of...

2011-02-02 07:00:00

RACINE, Wis., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 90 percent of Americans want to protect the environment(1) but only 33 percent of trash in the U.S. is actually being recycled, while 54 percent gets buried in landfills.(2) To help reverse that trend and offset its potential product waste, the Ziploc® Brand is introducing a first-of-its-kind program with Recyclebank®, the leading sustainable action platform that motivates and enables individuals to...

2011-01-07 17:56:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All Green Electronics Recycling announces its new national headquarters' grand opening on January 13, 2011 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - a Green Carpet Event - followed by a free, three-day electronics recycling event aimed at giving back to the local community in Orange County. Both are open to the public and are located at: 15561 Del Amo Ave. in Tustin. All Green Electronics Recycling is California's largest electronics waste collector and it...

2011-01-06 00:01:46

Key Findings: Companies are Looking for Flexible and Affordable Recycling Options in order to Meet the Needs of Customers, Regulators and the Environment; Nearly Two-Thirds of Firms Do Not Know How Their Data is Destroyed Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 American businesses are looking for affordable and flexible options when it comes to recycling, according to results from a national survey conducted by an independent third-party, AJR & Partners, on behalf of AERC Recycling Solutions....

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2011-01-04 13:59:07

According to the Electronics TakeBack Coalition, Vermont is joining 24 other states in instituting laws banning electronic waste from landfills. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated in 2007 that the U.S. generates about 2 million tons of e-waste each year.  This waste can contain lead, mercury, cadmium and other potentially harmful chemicals. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), if those toxins leach from landfills into the environment,...

2011-01-03 12:24:00

ERIE, Pa., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While engrossed in the mind-blowing features of this holiday season's most coveted gadgets and games, don't forget about those you've left behind. At MaxBack.com, a unique rewards-through-recycling program, you can exchange yesterday's coveted cell phone, mp3 player, digital camera, video game, or GPS system for even more merry gifts like music downloads or points toward upgraded technologies. Even better, MaxBack.com has inspired many teens to...

2010-12-28 00:00:38

As of January 1, 2011, televisions, computers and monitors are banned from disposal in West Virginia landfills. The National Center for Electronics Recycling has been working with other interested stakeholders in the state to help inform the public about the upcoming ban and what it means for households, businesses and government. Charleston, WV (PRWEB) December 27, 2010 The National Center for Electronics Recycling (NCER) encourages all West Virginia consumers to be prepared for the...

2010-12-22 11:48:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning January 2nd and running through January 23rd, the Lower East Side Ecology Center and Tekserve, New York's largest independent Apple store and service facility, are co-sponsoring a total of ten "After the Holidays" electronic waste recycling events. The events will take place rain, snow or shine in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx and will kick off at Union Square on January 2nd from 10am to 4pm. (Photo:...


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