television recycling News

  • The digital television transition: No need to trash your TV

    Wilmington, N.C., is the first city in the nation to switch to digital-only broadcasting. EPA encourages Wilmington residents and the rest of the country who own an analog TV set and who receive free broadcasts (via rabbit ears or a roof-top antenna) to extend the life of their TV by connecting it to a digital converter box. Energy Star-qualified digital converter boxes are available for ...

  • The digital television transition: don’t kick your TV to the curb – eCycle instead

    After June 12, 2009 all full power television stations started broadcasting in digital, over-the-air signals. EPA encourages all U.S. citizens who own an analog TV set and who receive free broadcasts (via rabbit ears or a roof-top antenna) to extend the life of their TV by subscribing to a paid TV service or connecting it to a converter box. Energy Star-qualified digital converter boxes ...

  • 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

  • US manufacturers take up challenge to recycle TVs

    The US Environmental Protection Agency is challenging electronics retailers and television manufacturers to increase the collection and responsible recycling of discarded TVs. Americans discarded nearly 27 million TVs in 2007 and an additional 99 million piled up in closets, basements, and garages. Recycling TVs helps to conserve natural resources and reduce energy use, greenhouse gas emissions ...

  • EPA Announces winner of the TV recycling challenge in celebration of America recycles day

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management Company (MRM) as the winner of the National TV Recycling Challenge for responsibly recycling approximately 3 million pounds of TVs. MRM, a joint venture between Panasonic, Sharp, and Toshiba, developed a TV collection network that uses a variety of collection approaches, including establishing ...

  • Safeplay Systems Recognized By WSB-TV As `Going Green Champion`

    MARIETTA, GA –Safeplay Systems has been chosen as one of WSB-TV’s “Going Green Champions”. An interview with Bob Gredys, President and Founder of Safeplay Systems, was filmed and aired on Atlanta's WSB-TV news. That interview can now be viewed online at www.wsbtv.com/goinggreengeorgia/index.html Safeplay Systems designs, manufactures, and installs playground structures made of EcoPlay®, a ...


  • CEA, Environmental Defense Fund Launch Eco-Challenge on Legacy TV Glass

    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today are excited to announce the “ ...


  • Households will use digital switchover to dispose of analogue TVs, says industry expert

    Anecdotal evidence shows that households will use the digital switchover to dispose of analogue television sets and get newer ones, according to an industry figure. Between 2008 and 2012 the UK will have to switch to digital and the old analogue signal will be switched off. The digital switchover  is a Government policy that will mean almost everyone will receive ...

  • Flat-Panel TVs Weigh 82 Percent Less Than Bulky Predecessors

    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today issued a report detailing the dramatic reduction of TV and computer monitor sizes and weights since the advent of flat-panel monitors and TVs. The report, ...


  • 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

  • KSEE-TV to Team with Electronic Recyclers International for Series of E-Waste Collection Events

    Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, will once again team with KSEE-TV Channel 24, the Central Valley’s News Station and Fresno NBC affiliate, to provide a series of four free electronic waste recycling events for local residents. These four “Recyclathon” events will take place once per quarter – on February ...

  • Energy-Efficient Lighting E-tailer GreenPoma.com to Be Featured on Emmy Award Winning TV Show

    GreenPoma.com, an online retailer of premium energy-efficient lighting solutions, will be included in an upcoming segment of the five-time Emmy Award winning TV show NH Chronicle produced by WMUR-TV. The report, scheduled to air on March 4 at 7:30 PM, will introduce viewers to the Green Alliance, an association of 83 sustainable entrepreneurs located in New Hampshire, southern Maine, and ...


    By GreenPoma.com

  • 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 ...


  • Recycling LCD screens

    The era of analogue television, using standard cathode ray tube technology, is coming to an end judging by the growing demand for digital flat screen televisions. Currently, LCD screens are used for novel and compact televisions, computer monitors and protection systems and for such varied applications as education, computer science or entertainment. According to a study by iSuppli, and published ...


  • Recycle Now reveals new household recycling ‘hotspots’

    Research undertaken by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) to mark the celebration of Recycle Week (2nd- 6th June 2008) has highlighted a series of  ‘hotspots’ in the home of ‘forgotten’ items of recyclable household waste. 62% of consumers recycle household items from their kitchen; only 36% and 34% respectively remember to recycle items from their bathroom and bedroom; ...

  • E-waste Recycling in Australia

    A report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows that, despite the large strides in the past decade, the Australia’s e-waste system is still in its infancy, compared to the developed markets of Japan, Germany and Finland. The report, entitled Global e-waste systems-Insights for Australia from other developed countries, was commissioned by the Australia and New Zealand ...

  • Miller Recycling Corporation Recycles Electronic Scrap

    Miller Recycling's E-Waste Recycling Program has been in effect for about a year, and to date has recycled approximately 75-80 Tons of electronic scrap. Mansfield, Massachusetts (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Miller Recycling’s E-Waste Recycling Program has been in effect for about a year, and to date has recycling approximately 75-80 Tons of electronic scrap. It ...


    By PRWeb

  • Responsible recycling of e-waste

    Eco Recycling Ltd (Ecoreco) and The Economic Times, presented a discussion on Responsible Recycling of E-waste on March 17, 2009 at MIG Club, Mumbai. The key panelists included: Mr. Sanjay Khandare, IAS, Member Secretary, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Mr. B K Soni, Chairman, Eco Recycling Ltd, Mr. Atul Nishar, Founder and Executive Chairman, Hexaware Technologies Limited, Mr. Kunal Pande, ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • ARCA Recycling Successfully Adapting to Changing Recycling Landscape

    ARCA Recycling, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCI), is successfully adapting to trends impacting the recycling of appliances and consumer electronics by negotiating contracts with utilities and manufacturers that reflect the industry’s changing landscape, notably the sharp decline in scrap metal prices. Scrap steel prices have ...

  • Cell phone recycling is an easy call

    The nation's leading cell phone makers, service providers, and retailers have teamed up with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to answer America's call for easy cell phone recycling. As part of EPA's Plug-In to eCycling program, partners supporting the cell phone recycling campaign include AT&T Wireless, Best Buy, LG Electronics, Motorola, Nokia, Office Depot, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, ...

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