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2011-11-02 14:00:00

Industry Leaders such as Cascade Asset Management, Hugo Neu Corporation, Redemtech, and ECS Refining are promoting domestic recycling for the creation of new jobs Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 ECS Refining, the industry leader in electronic recycling and end-of-life services, is proud to announce its work with the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling. The Coalition is supporting proposed federal legislation to restrict the export of toxic electronic waste (e-waste), as...

2011-10-31 10:21:07

New rules in Ghana expected Tests at a school beside an informal electronic waste salvage site in Ghana's capital Accra reveal contamination due to lead, cadmium and other health-threatening pollutants over 50 times higher than risk-free levels. A produce market, a church headquarters and a soccer field are likewise polluted to varying degrees, all neighbours of the Agbogbloshie scrap metal site, where electronic trash is scavenged for valuable metals - especially copper. Schoolchildren...

2011-10-31 08:00:00

RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon employees will gather in the parking lot of the company's Campbell Creek campus at 2400 N. Glenville in Richardson on Nov. 10 to collect unwanted electronics and other material for recycling. This Recycling Rally -- which is free and open to the public -- is part of Verizon's commitment to protect and preserve the environment by enabling the public to be green at work and at home. The discarded items will be disposed of in line...

2011-10-27 07:00:00

Inc. 5000 companyâs combination of certifications and WBE status is a win-win for customers. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 2trg, a Cincinnati, Ohio based electronic waste recycler, is proud to announce that its Cincinnati processing center has recently completed R2 (Responsible Recycling Practices), e-Stewards, ISO 14001:2004, and OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications. Compliance with these independently audited certification standards indicates that 2trg is committed to...

2011-10-24 13:55:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Energy Corporation, a world leader in the development and operation of Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities and other renewable energy projects, today announced the launch of a new business to responsibly recycle and dispose of electronic waste (e-waste). ECOvanta, located on 58th Street in West Philadelphia, is a state-of-the-art recycling facility that properly recycles electronic waste such as computers, monitors, mobile phones, printers...

2011-10-18 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics today made it even easier to trade-in or recycle old or unwanted consumer electronics products for free in a socially and environmentally responsible manner through one simple to use web site at www.sony.com/ecotrade. The new web site is designed to help consumers find the best way to trade-in or recycle both eligible Sony and non-Sony products for credit towards the latest Sony electronics products. A drop-off center locator...

2011-10-06 08:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional*, a global leader in contamination control solutions for laboratories and cleanrooms, and TerraCycle, a leading "upcycling" company, have joined forces to help pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities recycle cleanroom garments, including coveralls, hoods, boot covers, hair nets and masks. Through the collaboration, Kimberly-Clark Professional will become among the first to implement a large scale recycling program...

2011-10-04 08:00:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) through its Roofing business today announced a strategic alliance with Earth911, Inc., host of the largest and most accurate recycling directory in North America, to expand shingle recycling opportunities for contractors and consumers. The alliance supports Owens Corning's commitment to sustainable roofing practices and broadens the scope of the company's industry-leading shingle recycling program by providing...

2011-10-03 09:50:00

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon employees will gather in the parking lot of the company's campus at 600 Hidden Ridge in Irving on Oct. 20 to collect unwanted electronics and other material for recycling. This Recycling Rally -- which is free and open to the public -- is part of Verizon's commitment to protect and preserve the environment by enabling the public to be green at work and at home. The discarded items will be disposed of in line with Verizon's zero-landfill...

2011-09-29 08:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- YouChange Holdings Corp ("youchange(TM)") (OTCBB: YCNG), a leading Community for electronics collection, e-waste tracking, and re-Commerce, today announced a series of collection events to be held over the next fifteen months in partnership with Keep Arizona Beautiful ("KAZB"). In an effort to make recycling easy and rewarding, youchange(TM), with support from KAZB, will host a collection event each month at the youchange(TM) office...