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Maine seeks to repeal e-waste law

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..

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E-Cycle Washington collects 78 million pounds

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,..

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Greenpeace rates greenest electronics

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..

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The Electronics Graveyard: Guiyu, China

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..

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New Year brings new e-waste laws

In several states, new e-waste laws took effect in 2011. The most recent states to start recycling electronics are Pennsylvania,..

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2011: The year we conquer e-waste

With new e-waste laws taking effect, the topic is on everyone’s mind, including that of singer/ songwriter Dar Williams. “E-waste..

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EPA Prioritizes E-Waste Problem

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...

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EPA Recognizes Certification

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has formerly recognized the Recycler Certification and associated Standard for the Responsible Recycling and Reuse of Electronic Equipment, according to a press release issued..

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Ewaste Legislation in Costa Rica

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..

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Connecticut E-Waste Legislation

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..

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Earth Day 2010

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..

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Orange County Register Covers All Green Event

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..

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Feature on All Green Electronics Recycling

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..

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The Wide World of e-Waste

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..

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Nokia still tops Greenpeace rankings

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..

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Applications open for funding through Electronic Waste Grants Program

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..

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Assembly bill establishes statewide recycling program

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..

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The E-Waste Patchwork

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..

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E-Waste Legislation Update

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..

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Computer re-use advocates applaud new Washington law

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..

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Dell bans exports of company e-scrap

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..

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Global e-waste crisis is worsening, but the tide will turn in 2015

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..

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Electronics recycling legislation update

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..

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EPEAT turns new tool on TVs

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..

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Much-Delayed DTV Transition Hits Friday

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..

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Wisconsin e-Scrap Bill Passes Senate

Senate Bill 107 passed the out of the Wisconsin State Senate by a vote of 23-to-10, now moving on to the State Assembly for consideration. The bill sets up a..

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Warning: Digital Conversion May Result in Tsunami of Toxic TV Exports to Developing Countries

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..

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