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2012-08-14 10:21:22

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection is advising consumers and businesses of new rules for recycling electronic devices that will take effect on Jan. 24, 2013. Enacted in 2010, the Pennsylvania Covered Device Recycling Act requires that consumers not dispose of covered devices, such as computers, laptops, monitors and televisions, with their trash. This means that trash haulers will no longer be able to take covered devices...

2011-07-27 08:00:00

SEATTLE, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The non-profit Basel Action Network (BAN) and LG Electronics today announced that LG Electronics Inc. is the first "Global e-Stewards Enterprise," a company committed to responsible recycling of its electronic waste and choosing to use e-Stewards® Certified electronics recyclers worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d) "This is historic," said BAN Executive Director Jim Puckett. "To have a...

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,...

2011-01-05 00:00:40

Mobile phone recycling company to provide Macworld Expo attendees an onsite solution to sell used iPhones, erase private data, and recycle responsibly. Hilliard, OH (Vocus/PRWEB) January 04, 2011 January 4, 2011 "“ e-Cycle LLC announced today that it will host a booth at the Macworld Expo January 27-29 in San Francisco, offering attendees the opportunity to sell used iPhones while ensuring their private data is not compromised. e-Cycle iPhone buyback representatives will assess the...

2010-12-19 00:28:42

EquipNet's decision to become an "e-Stewards® Enterprise" was applauded today by leading environmental and community organizations working to curb irresponsible electronic waste management. By accepting the designation, EquipNet is committing to utilizing e-Stewards® electronics recyclers certified to meet the highest standard of responsible electronics waste recycling. E-Stewards Recyclers do not export hazardous electronic wastes to developing countries, dump such wastes into...

2010-12-15 13:41:00

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneering electronic waste recycler WeRecycle! has filed with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to collect and process e-waste on behalf of consumer electronics and computer companies under the state's new Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act. The law obligates electronics manufacturers to take responsibility for safe disposal of their products. WeRecycle! offers the most economic and environmentally...

2010-10-21 07:03:00

DEXTER, Mich., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Nov. 2 election day approaches, politicians, candidates and non-profit lobbying organizations can receive donations when consumers recycle used cell phones through SecureTradeIn.com, powered by ReCellular, an e-waste company specializing in the collection, reuse and recycling of used personal electronics, particularly mobile phones. ReCellular is the first to offer this newly approved fundraising option to political campaigns and their...

2010-01-13 13:38:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management, Inc., (NYSE: WM) the largest waste services and recycling company in North America, today announced that its subsidiary WM Recycle America is implementing the Responsible Recycling (R2) Program for electronics recyclers. The R2 Program establishes a set of accepted practices that helps protect the environment and workers' health and safety during the handling of e-waste, provides the ability for third parties to monitor activity...

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2009-01-06 12:19:41

Best Buy Co. Inc. has started selling refurbished models of Apple's iPhone 3G for $50 less than the original retail price of the mobile devices. Customers can now own an 8 gigabyte model of the iPhone 3G for $149, compared to the original debut price of $199, and a 16 gigabyte model for $249 rather than $299. Customers are required to sign on to a two-year service contract with AT&T Inc. Best Buy said it will begin selling the refurbished phones in 350 of its store locations nationwide....

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2008-12-27 10:50:00

On Friday Wal-Mart said that it will start selling Apple Inc.'s iPhone on Sunday, but the price will only be $2 difference than in other stores. The iPhone 3G in the 8 gigabyte will sell for $197, while the 16-gigabyte version, available in black or white, will sell for $297.  Each of the phones require a new two-year service agreement from AT&T Inc. or a qualified upgrade, Wal-Mart said. This gives Apple the chance to reach millions of Wal-Mart shoppers who may not be as familiar...