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  • Computer recycling service by Greenview Resource

    Greenview Resource now provides computer and monitor recycling service in California. Residents can drop off their old computers alone with monitors and other electronics at its locations or at its collection events through out California for free. Pick up is also avaialbe at a very minimum or free of charge. ...

  • Computer recycler wins Queens Award for Sustainable Development

    Sustainable Development Queen’s Award for Computer Refurbishers RDC Computer reuse and recycling specialist RDC have won their second Queen’s Award for Enterprise, this time in the Sustainable Development Category. RDC is Europe’s leading IT reuse and recycling specialists, having processed more than five million items or 50,000 tons of computer equipment in less than ten years – more than a ...


    By RDC

  • Australian consultation on computer and tv recycling begins

    Minister for the Environment, Peter Garrett, in his capacity as the Chair of the Environment, Protection and Heritage Council (EPHC), has called forcomment on a national approach to dealing with computer and television waste.The consultation package includes a comprehensive analysis of the community’s willingness to pay for recycling and provides options to promote discussion on a way forward. At ...


    By Australian Government

  • Free electrical recycling and free computer recycling for household equipment

    Aldershot-based Midex, specialist in the processing, recycling and disposal of end of life I.T. and WEEE (waste electrical and electronic) goods has announced the opening of its first free recycling drop-off point for redundant household computer and electrical equipment waste at its Manawey Industrial Estate, Holder Road facility.Free of charge and open Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm, ...


    By Midex Reverse Technologies

  • Developing Computer Waste

    As the developing world continues to develop, standards of living and access to technology increases. Unfortunately, as personal computers, laptops and mobile phones become increasingly common so the problem of recycling and disposal of such devices when they become technologically obsolete rises too. Neelu Jain of the PEC University of Technology, in Chandigarh and Pamela Chawla of the Surya ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Computing toxic chemicals

    A new computational method for working out in advance whether a chemical will be toxic will be reporting in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics. There is increasing pressure on the chemical and related industries to ensure that their products comply with increasing numbers of safety regulations. Providing regulators, intermediary users and consumers ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Dell Reconnect Expands Computer Recycling to Goodwill Donation Sites in Hawaii

    Dell and Goodwill have extended their Dell Reconnect computer recycling program outside continental North America for the first time, launching the program in Hawaii. In time for America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, the program will accept used electronics at seven Goodwill Industries of ...


  • Texas Computer Recycling Center Expands as National Attention to E-Waste Increases

    As recent initiatives by the EPA support action against e-waste, local Houston computer recycling center, Technocycle, is expanding its operations by over 10,000 square feet to meet the increased demand in responsible recycling services. In addition, Technocycle recently hired Matt Workman of Houston as the Business ...


    By TechnoCycle

  • Custom computer specialists and PerScholas form partnership to distribute computers to underserved communities

    Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. (Custom), a Northeast information technology service provider specializing in support services, and PerScholas, an environmentally responsible non-profit organization committed to breaking the cycle of poverty, have announced that they are joining forces to provide clients a means to achieve socially responsible IT lifecycle management. "PerScholas is doing ...

  • 2007 Earth Day Computer/Electronic Collection event

    WITS, St. Louis Community College at Forest Park and St. Louis Earth Day have teamed up to host the 4th annual Household Electronic/Computer collection event. Monitors/Video Screens are $5 and Tv's are $10 but all other items are accepted free Event Will be in Lots A and C of the colleges Parking lot off Oakland. Event will run from 10am to 6pm All fees and materials donated are tax ...


  • Australian national first: new waste policy & new recycling schemes for TVs, computers and tyres

    At a meeting in Perth the nation's environment ministers endorsed a new National Waste Policy, the first such national framework charting a ten-year vision for resource recovery and waste management. The policy includes a landmark scheme for recycling computers and televisions, with householders able to drop off used computers and TVs for recycling free of charge, Federal Environment Minister ...


    By Australian Government

  • New Computer and Electronics Recycling Service for Businesses Launches in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S.

    In the response to the growing demand, a new electronics and computer recycling service recently launched to serve businesses and consumers in the northeast -- at no charge. Incorporated in Wilmington, Delaware, eWaste eXpress specializes in the proper disposal and recycling of unwanted computers and electronics, commonly ...


    By PRWeb

  • US EPA fines Chino computer recycler for illegally exporting electronic waste to Hong Kong

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has fined Jet Ocean Technologies of Chino, Calif., US$10,300 for failing to otify the EPA of an export shipment of cathode ray tubes, commonly known as CRTs, in violation of federal hazardous waste laws. “Electronic recyclers, freight forwarders, and shipping brokers must be aware of the federal regulations required for legally exporting electronic waste,” ...

  • Garb John Rossi (OTCBB: GARB) Introduces Its First Compact Computer Waste (Scrap) Recycling Plant

    Throughput 1.5 Tons per Hour; Investment: $1,960,000; This Plant Comes With the First of Its Kind, Industry Full Buyback Agreement on All Output Material (OTCQB: GARB) SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Garb Oil & Power Corporation(OTCBB: GARB) (OTCQB: GARB) www.garbop.com announces the introduction of its first compact Computer Waste (Scrap) recycling plant. Capable of handling 2 metric tons per hour of ...


    By Garb Oil & Power Corporation

  • Victory! new toxic-free computer released in India

    International — This is what we like to see: a true leader in toxics-free electronics showing giants like Dell and Samsung how it's done. One of India's relatively small PC manufacturing companies, Wipro, has beaten giants like Dell, Samsung and Lenovo to the finish line in producing a computer free of the worst toxic ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • Recycling cellphones

    The Federation of Information, Communication and Organisational Technology Companies (SWICO) believes the return rate for old mobile phones is unacceptable. For PCs, the recycling rate is about 85%, but only 15% for mobile phones, according to SWICO. This means that in Switzerland about 1,000 tonnes of recyclable materials are wasted [each year]. SWICO wants recycling of cellphones to become as ...


  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


  • EPA deputy administrator visits recycling technology training center in the Bronx; per Scholas provides computers to underserved communities, strengthens green economy

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe and EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck today toured a job training and computer rehabilitation facility run by the nonprofit organization Per Scholas. The tour provided the EPA officials the opportunity to see first-hand how this innovative organization provides technology training and brings low-cost computers to ...

  • Computer Aid launches campaign for action against toxic trade

    The UK government must take action to prevent the UK’s electrical waste (e-waste) being illegally exported and dumped in countries such as Ghana, Nigeria and China, according to international development charity Computer Aid International, which today launches a petition calling for the government to provide the Environment Agency with the resources to effectively police the Waste Electrical and ...


  • Michigan Computer Company Owner Sentenced for International Environmental, Counterfeiting Crimes

    A Michigan computer company and its owner were sentenced today for trafficking in counterfeit goods and services and violating environmental laws. U.S. District Judge David M. Lawson sentenced Mark Jeffrey Glover, to 30 months in prison and a $10,000 fine, and his company, Discount Computers, Inc. (DCI), a $2 million fine with $10,839 in restitution to Mich. landlord, for trafficking in ...

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