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,..
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...
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..
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..