89% of e-waste is neglected due to mobile phone recycling popularity

by ClickGreen staff. Published Wed 26 Feb 2014 Despite the popularity of the mobile phone recycling industry, handsets only contribute towards a small percentage of the overall E-Waste accumulation. According to a study by the US US environmental Protection Agency only 11% of electronic waste is made up of mobile devices, the remaining 89% is computers, accessories, televisions […]

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Closed Cincinnati firm leaves behind major CRT stockpile

Closed Cincinnati firm leaves behind major CRT stockpile By Bobby Elliott and Dan Leif, E-Scrap News March 7, 2014 E-scrap processor 2TRG has left behind significant tonnages of CRT glass as its former Cincinnati facility, several sources, including the Ohio EPA, have informed E-Scrap News. After closing the doors to its 11093 Kenwood Road facility in Cincinnati […]

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R2 certification hits milestone

R2 certification hits milestone By Editorial Staff, E-Scrap News Feb. 14, 2014 More than 500 e-scrap recycling facilities around the world are now certified to the R2 standard. R2 Solutions, the nonprofit organization responsible for developing and administering the standard, announced the news Feb. 7 in a press release. A total of 508 facilities across 14 […]

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MIT/NCER release study on electronics recycling

MIT/NCER release study on electronics recycling Trade groups respond to the study, which says 90 percent of electronics collected in the U.S. are recycled domestically. Recycling Today Staff DECEMBER 20, 2013 The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Materials Systems Laboratory and the U.S. National Center for Electronics Recycling (NCER) have released Quantitative Characterization of Domestic and Transboundary […]

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Out with the Old and In with the New

electronic recycling

As the holiday season approaches, many will find a new computer, laptop, or LCD monitor or TV under their tree. And, as they unwrap their presents and discover these new electronics, their immediate response will not be “How do I recycle my old one?” However, after a couple weeks or months of sitting under a […]

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Accurate IT Services and Big Green Head Partner Up!

It Pays to Recycle

Recently, Accurate IT Services and Columbus Ohio’s premier green promoter Big Green Head have begun a partnership which will provide community recycling events throughout Columbus and its surrounding communities throughout the Spring, Summer, and Fall of 2012. Big Green Head is an organization dedicated to changing common misconceptions about “going green.” They focus on promoting […]

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