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2011-04-18 11:40:00

Free Workshop Will Focus on Waste Reduction, Reuse and Recycling in the Workplace MIDLOTHIAN, Va., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Virginia Recycling Association (VRA) will hold a free workshop to teach all types of businesses including retail, manufacturing, front offices, warehouses and restaurants how they can minimize their carbon footprint by implementing recycling programs. The workshop that is made possible through a grant from International Paper will be held on May 9...

2011-04-18 09:12:00

TRENTON, N.J., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Your Solo party cups and the flip flops you wear while enjoying those drinks now have a second life under three new national recycling initiatives. Solo Cup Company announced it is joining forces with TerraCycle®, Inc. to recycle its Solo Squared® party cups. Through the Solo Cup Brigade®, individuals, schools and non-profits can collect used Solo Squared plastic cups and return them to...

2011-04-17 00:00:36

Earth Day radio program about e-waste features subject matter experts including Turtle Wings founder Elizabeth Wilmot. Capitol Heights, MD (PRWEB) April 16, 2011 Every year in April when Earth Day approaches, there is a heightened awareness of all things "green." Kojo Nnamdi, the celebrated NPR personality, hosted a panel of experts this week to explore "The Afterlife of Your Electronics" on his Tech Tuesday show. Elizabeth Wilmot, founder of Turtle Wings Electronics Recycling was...

2011-04-15 15:58:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Old electronics piling up in the garage or basement? Now is your chance to do something about it. GreenCitizen will offer free e-waste recycling at its eco-centers in San Francisco, Burlingame and Palo Alto from April 16 - May 31, 2011 and at its newest location grand opening in downtown Berkeley from April 22nd through the end of May. Items accepted for recycling include monitors and television sets, desktop and laptop computers, printers,...

2011-04-13 09:09:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South Carolina residents will soon have an opportunity to give life to their old residential electronic equipment in an environmentally sound manner that is free, convenient and secure. Today state legislators took steps to officially declare by concurrent resolution that April 30, 2011, will be South Carolina eCycles Day. Sponsors of South Carolina eCycles Day, including LG Electronics (LG), Waste Management (WM), the South Carolina...

2011-04-05 15:00:00

VISTA, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- E-World Online, a national provider of responsible recycling solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, has launched an audit program to ensure that its network of electronics recyclers meets the highest standards of environmental health and safety compliance in states where e-waste collection is regulated. E-World Online administers the e-waste recycling programs of several leading manufacturers including Sony Electronics Inc., Acer...

2011-04-05 09:21:00

ASHBURN, Va., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A mixture of customers and business partners gathered as Mil-tek USA Recycling & Waste Solutions Inc. took the opportunity to say thank you to their current and future partners and detailed their plans for expansion across the U.S. over the next 3 to 4 years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110405/PH76751 ) To demonstrate the small footprint, air powered range of Balers and Compactors, Mil-tek ran a competition to win an iPad in...

2011-04-04 10:19:00

NEW YORK, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WM Recycle America, a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), announced the kickoff of the WM NYeCycles Service, which allows electronics manufacturers in New York State to comply with the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) Effective April 01, 2011, the act requires manufacturers of certain electronic equipment to establish convenient systems for the collection,...

2011-04-01 06:00:00

Per Scholas Offers New York an E-Waste Recycling Option with a Mission NEW YORK, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rather than throwing away out-of-date technology, give it a second life with Per Scholas. Bronx-based non-profit, Per Scholas, offers consumers recycling and reconditioning of well-functioning computer devices that are then distributed to the community at the lowest possible price. Today New York State enacted a law requiring technology manufacturers to offer a free...

2011-03-26 00:00:29

Drop Off Your Electronics at Over 175 GreenSite® Locations in Florida Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 25, 2011 Florida E-Waste Recycling is proud to announce its support of the Arbor Day Foundation's reforestation efforts. For every box of electronics equipment collected at a GreenSite® Drop Off location, the company will donate trees to the Arbor Day Foundation. Each GreenSite® location will accept computers (towers and laptops), cell phones, printers, fax machines, cameras,...