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Entries from January 2010

Apple and Google Tech War Equals A Deluge of E-Waste?

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

With the introduction of the iPad last Wednesday, the Apple and Google tech war a deluge of e waste – a war that can result in an avalanche of e-waste. Last Wednesday, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the much anticipated tablet computer he calls the iPad. The 9.7-inch multitouch tablet is priced at $499 for [...]

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Tags: Computer Recycling

How To Erase Data From Your Cell Phone Before Shipping It For Recycling

January 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: Cell Phone Recycling

RecycleBank Reinvents Recycling

January 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

RecycleBank reinvents recycling, with their own version of the 3r’s of waste management: recycle, redeem, reward!

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100 Shipping Containers Recycled Into Student Housing in France

January 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Olgga Architects in France has come up with an innovative upcycling idea – 100 shipping containers recycled into student housing in France.

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Optimus Prime Recycled

January 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

Optimus Prime Recycled- A Taiwanese guy inspires sci-fi fans when he upcycled junk materials into 14-foot replica of Optimus Prime of The Transformers series

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EPA Launches Video Competition To Promote Recycling

January 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a video competition “to raise awareness of the connection between the environment and the ‘stuff’ people use, consume, recycle, and throw away.” The competition, called “Our Planet, Our Stuff, Our Choice,” aims to promote awareness of recycling, composting, consumption and environmental footprint, and the three R’s – [...]

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Donate Cell Phones and Rock The Earth

January 16th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Donate cell phones and Rock the Earth, a non-profit organization working for the environment, in cooperation with personalities, and groups from the music industry.

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What The iPhone 4G Might Look Like

January 15th, 2010 · Comments Off

Here are two interesting iPhone 4g concept designs by Gillaume Gillaume Moshi Guyader (iPhone 4G) and the RFR Designers from Rome (RFR iPhone Next).

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Tags: Cell Phone Technology

Handcrafted Green Computer By Design Hara

January 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Green computer design Hara promises to be environmentally-friendly as it caters to the tastes of those who disdain the mass-produced designs of today.

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Tags: Clean Technology

E-Waste Recycling Law Goes Into Effect in Oregon

January 11th, 2010 · 5 Comments

A new e-waste recycling law Oregon on January 1, 2010 banning computers, laptops, CRT monitors, and TV sets from Oregon landfills.

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Tags: Computer Recycling