e-waste

Earth911 Podcast, Oct. 12, 2018: Sustainability in Your Ear — How To Safely Recycle E-Waste

As a new generation of Apple iPhone and Samsung Note …

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Recycling Stealth Electronics

The word “electronics” brings computers, DVD players and TVs to …

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Recycle Your Cell Phone Already

Cell phone recycling positively impacts the environment. According to About News & Issues, cell phones contain precious metals that should be conserved. Since these materials can be reused, it doesn’t make environmental sense to allow them to…

Recycling Batteries Is Easy With The Big Green Box

When it comes to recycling, Americans are much more likely to take the green route with household items like aluminum cans and plastic bottles than they are with electronics. In fact, only 31 percent of people recycle single-use batteries, while…

Retriev Technologies Gives Old Batteries New Life

From smartphones and laptops to TV remotes and game controllers, batteries power just about every aspect of our busy, jam-packed lives. We rely on them to keep our smoke detectors functioning, our power tools revved up, our watches ticking, and so…

Best E-Waste Recycling Solutions? Where To Look

If you are like many Americans, you probably aren’t quite sure what to do with that junk drawer full of old electronic goods (e-waste) that you don’t use anymore.  This is a common problem. Out of the 3.4 million tons that the EPA estimated we……

E-Waste Exposé: What Happens To Electronics After Use?

I was elated a few years ago when I discovered that my town had an electronics recycling drop off point. I was filled with smug satisfaction as I dropped off an ancient computer and a VCR I hadn’t used in almost a decade. I remember driving away…

20 Staggering E-Waste Facts

It feels as if electronics were made to be thrown out every year, right? From mobile phones that just happen to die right when your contract is over, to televisions that become obsolete as soon as a larger, thinner version debuts. While the cost of…

Download These 20+ Unique E-Waste Upcycling Ideas

In an age where technology seems to move at the speed of light, electronic devices often become e-waste in only a few years after manufacture.  Download this fact – according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States generated……

Repair Revolution: One Man’s Fixation With E-Waste

When Kyle Wiens was a computer science undergraduate student at California Polytechnic State University, he needed to fix his Apple laptop, so he looked online for a repair manual. To his chagrin, he couldn’t find one. “I discovered that Apple was….