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Entries Tagged as 'Computer Recycling'

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

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on Apple and Google Tech War Equals A Deluge of E-Waste?

Tweet 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 […]

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E-Waste Recycling Law Goes Into Effect in Oregon

January 11th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Tweet A new e-waste recycling law Oregon on January 1, 2010 banning computers, laptops, CRT monitors, and TV sets from Oregon landfills. A new e-waste recycling law in Oregon which took effect January 1, 2010 now requires manufacturers of computer CPUs, laptops, computer monitors, and television sets to provide free recycling services for these used, […]

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76% of US Consumers Want E-Waste Recycling

November 20th, 2009 · Comments Off on 76% of US Consumers Want E-Waste Recycling

Tweet A recent study confirmed that 76% of US consumers want Ewaste recycling. A recent study released by Pike Research, a market research and consulting firm, has confirmed that most American electronic consumers are aware of the burgeoning e-waste problem and believe the best course of action is recycling. In a recent survey conducted among […]

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Dell, Goodwill Expand Free Computer Recycling Program to 1,400 Locations Nationwide

June 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Tweet Dell Goodwill recycling programs has expanded to 1400 locations nationwide. In our recent post on fake recycling events uncovered by the Basel Action Network in Pennsylvania, we’ve noted that although it isn’t the industry norm yet, more and more electronic manufacturers are taking responsibility for the proper disposal of their products.  I believe this […]

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BAN Exposes Fake Recycling Events in Pittsburgh

June 5th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Tweet Basel Action Network (BAN) exposes fake recycling events in Pittsburgh. BAN was able to document the illegal export of the collected e-waste to China and South Africa. The Basel Action Network (BAN) has uncovered another illegal scheme by unscrupulous recyclers, who were working through a legitimate organization to ship electronic waste to developing countries. Apparently, […]

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“60 Minutes” Crew Attacked in Guiyo, China – “One of the Most Toxic Places on Earth”

November 7th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Tweet Ewaste 60 minutes crew attacked in Guiyo, China while filming a report on the illegal dumping of toxic electronic waste in Guiyo. A TV crew from CBS News’ “60 Minutes” was jumped at while filming a report on the illegal dumping of toxic electronic waste in the Guiyo region of southern China. Scott Pelley, […]

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Computer Recycling – Don’t Be A Victim

August 5th, 2008 · 14 Comments

Tweet This article explains some important things that you should keep in mind before computer recycling. This is a fairly common issue in computer recycling and yet, many of us who recycle computers still fail to observe basic safety measures to protect ourselves. I’m talking about identity theft and data protection. That PC or laptop […]

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Recycle Your Computer – Our Only Option

May 26th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Tweet This article explains how to recycle computer and other electronic wastes. Just follow the following steps. Computers and other electronic gadgets play a vital role in almost every American’s life in the 21st century. Seemingly, every part of our lives is inextricably connected to an electronic device. We are enamored with these electronic products completely and […]

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