Environment

E-waste Recycling

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics is just less than a year away. Under the theme, “Be better, together- for planet and people,” the quadrennial event is set to be the most sustainable and environmentally friendly Olympic games of all time. The medals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will be produced from recyclable electronic wastes

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E-Waste

Millions of mobile phones, laptops, tablets, toys, digital cameras and other electronic devices bought this Christmas are destined to create a flood of dangerous “e-waste” that is being dumped illegally in developing countries, the UN has warned. The global volume of electronic waste is expected to grow by 33 percent in the next four years,

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Recycling Computers

Computer Recycling, E-waste Recycling, Data Destruction Seattle, Tacoma. Electronic devices have become an integral part of how we live, more so, our small, portable, and smart mobile phones that we carry everywhere we go. In fact, there were about 1.9 billion cell phones bought in 2015, according to Gartner, a tech research company. In the

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Reasons for recycling Obsolete computers and old electronics are valuable sources for secondary raw materials if recycled; otherwise, these devices are a source of toxins and carcinogens. Rapid technology change, low initial cost, and planned obsolescence have resulted in a fast-growing surplus of computers and other electronic components around the globe. Technical solutions are available,

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OLYMPIA – Washington State’s pioneering program called E-Cycle is marking its 10-year anniversary. E-Cycle provides free recycling for computers, TV’s and other electronics. Over 360-million pounds of electronics and 26-million pounds of lead have been recycled. Although managed by the Washington Department of Ecology and electronics manufacturers, E-Cycle depends on a network of local collection

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