Not only did Oregon E-Cycles keep over 24 million pounds of e-waste out of landfills in 2010, it also created jobs. According to Oregon Business, the number of electronics recycled..
New Yorkers no longer have to pay to recycle their old electronics. On April 1, 2011, the Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act went into effect. According to this law,..
Electronics recycling in Australia has lagged behind other countries, but manufacturers and consumers alike are hopeful that e-waste legislation will soon pass. The Product Stewardship Bill was released this week..
A bill that aims to establish a television take-back program in Texas recently passed out of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources by a unanimous vote. Senate Bill 329 proposes..
Lawmakers in Utah recently shot down a bill that would have established an electronics recycling law. House Bill 153 would have required electronics manufacturers to pay a fee for the..
During the first year of a statewide ban on dumping e-waste in the trash, Oregon E-Cycles has kept more than 24 million pounds out of landfills. The E-Cycles program works..
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) discussed proposals to tighten e-waste laws in a meeting on February 4th. The text of the proposal states that member states may be required..
Paul LePage, the newly-elected governor of Maine, recently announced that he wishes to adjust, and in some cases repeal, the state’s e-waste law. He wants to first abolish the Board..
Washington’s statewide electronics recycling program collected 78 million pounds of e-waste during its first two years of operation, according to Washington State Department of Ecology records. The program, E-Cycle Washington,..
Last week, Greenpeace released its third green electronics survey. At the top of the list was the Asus VW-247H-HF computer monitor, which scored 7.5/10. The Samsung Blue Earth mobile phone..
Photo Credit: Basal Action Network Have you ever wondered what happens to your computer at the end of its life cycle? If you recycle with an irresponsible company, it might..
In several states, new e-waste laws took effect in 2011. The most recent states to start recycling electronics are Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Vermont, South Carolina, Indiana, and New York. In..
With new e-waste laws taking effect, the topic is on everyone’s mind, including that of singer/ songwriter Dar Williams. “E-waste was consuming me in 2010. Actually, e-wastefulness was. I thought..
EPA chief names e-waste an international priority. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson names “cleaning up e-waste” one of the agency’s top six international priorities moving forward...
Costa Rica recently became the first Latin American country to pass e-scrap recycling legislation with the enactment of Regulation No. 35933-S (link in Spanish). The country’s Ministry of Health is..
Connecticut has become the 24th state which has implemented electronics collection and recycling legislation (Chapter 446n of the Connecticut General Statutes, “Covered Electronic Devices”). Similarly to other national laws, Connecticut..
All Green Electronics Recycling is proud to announce 11 different e-waste collection events in honor of this years Earth Day! E-Waste is a continuing global issue. Landfills around the world..
Event by All Green Electronics Recycling Featured on the OC Register Published: Dec. 16, 2009 Updated: Dec. 17, 2009 10:08 a.m. Want a free lift ticket? Recycle an old TV..
Special Feature on All Green Electronics Recycling by OC Metro Special Feature on Arman Sadeghi Founder and CEO of All Green Electronics Recycling February 01, 2010 It’s not easy being..
Dell and HP are under fire again from environmental watchdog Greenpeace, who accused the two IT manufacturers of not doing enough to support computer recycling in India. Greenpeace alleges that..
Greenpeace released this week its 12th Guide to Greener Electronics, finding Nokia the greenest electronics manufacturer for the fourth straight guide, scoring top marks for “leading competitors on toxic phase..
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is now accepting applications for grant funding through the state’s Electronic Waste Grants Program. A total of $85,000 is available, and the application period ends..
According to the New York State Assembly Web site, a producer-responsibility measure presented on June 22nd took all of one day to be introduced, and approved, by the New York..
For the last several years, policymakers at the state level have been engaged in fierce debates over the best approach to handling the challenge of recycling used electronics (e-waste). In..
From coast to coast, even off the mainland, electronics recycling legislation has received positive attention from many state legislatures over the last week or so. The Colorado General Assembly’s passing..
Washington Governor Chris Gregoire’s enactment of House Bill 1522 amends the Evergreen State’s present e-scrap program to allow collectors registered with the state to make minor repairs to collected non-working..
Computer giant Dell announced a formal ban this week on the export of non-working electronics generated by the company’s operations and its various take-back programs. The company says that the..
The consumer electronics revolution of recent years, for all its benefits, has also yielded an environmental blight in the form of e-waste – obsolete electronics equipment whose toxic materials and..
California Assembly Bill 147 requires electronics manufacturers to provide information to the state about hazardous materials in their products. The bill passed out of Assembly by 42-to-32 vote, and is..
A consortium of television manufacturers, retailers, environmental groups and government agencies are working together to create a standard measuring the environmental impact of televisions. The standard, which is tentatively called..
The much-ballyhooed, oft-delayed transition from analog to digital transmission of television signals is finally happening this Friday, June 12th, though the move may still leave millions without broadcast television. The..
Seattle, WA. June 12, 2009. The toxic waste watchdog organization, the Basel Action Network BAN), is warning consumers to be extremely careful about where they take their old TVs for..