When you think of electronics recycling, the first things that come to mind are probably computers, phones, and televisions, which isn’t surprising—they’re items that we know we shouldn’t throw away and are often the ones we let pile up... View Article
In April of 2019, the co-founders of Washington state’s largest recycler, Total Reclaim, were each sentenced to 28 months in prison. Their company was highly reputable, contracted to handle e-waste from the City of Seattle, the University of Washington,... View Article
In a recent Employment Confidence Survey, Glassdoor found that 4 out of 5 employees preferred benefits or perks more than a pay raise. These included traditional benefits such as healthcare insurance and paid vacation, but significant numbers of employees also... View Article
Properly disposing of e-waste can be a challenge—it’s hard to know where to go, what materials are accepted, and whether your data will remain secure in the process. But what really happens when you finally dispose of it? Last month,... View Article
The “out with the old, in with the new” mindset is becoming ever more popular. However, the reality is that rather than being taken “out,” old electronics pile up in our homes and offices. In fact, it’s estimated that only... View Article
The improper disposal of electronic waste is becoming a global epidemic. This fast-growing type of trash is ending up in the wrong places and posing risks to the environment and human health.
The importance of recycling, especially recycling electronic waste (e-waste), has never been more top of mind during our everyday personal and professional lives. Reports on developing countries receiving e-waste from first-world countries are garnering internet headlines. Yet, even individuals or... View Article