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The Benefits and Dangers of IT Equipment Resale

IT equipment resale is a big decision for businesses and any organization concerned about data destruction. Choosing to resell hardware can have long-term implications and either be beneficial or detrimental..

Is Data Protected When You Recycle Electronics

Is Data Protected When You Recycle Electronics?

Image courtesy Bill Burris/flickr.com Effective data destruction is a primary concern for organizations and individuals when replacing outdated hardware with new versions. No one wants to keep electronics sitting on..

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When to Use Shredding for Data Destruction

Thanks to modern technology and newly designed equipment, there are several methods to dealing with data destruction. Shredding is one of the most straightforward options, and often the first choice..

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How To Extend The Life Of Appliances

When it comes time to replace those worn out appliances, we all know how taxing it can be on our pocket. Making sure you get the most out of your..

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Composting is Recycling – Here’s What You Should Know

Too often we think of “recycling” as something we do with the plastic and glass bottles we don’t want to..

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Your Old Computer: The easiest source for identity theft best identity theft protection

Computers and laptops are becoming obsolete faster than ever before. As we move more of our personal data onto computers,..

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What’s the point of conserving Water?

The best time to trim trees is typically in the winter, when cold weather tells your trees it is time to go dormant. Certain woody shrubs, such as rhododendrons and..

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10 Ways Walmart is Making a Difference

Last week, Walmart released its 2012 Global Responsibility Report. The 2012 report covers sustainability issues for the retail chain during the fiscal year 2011, i.e., February 1, 2011 through January..

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Recycling Tip: Plastic Bottle Caps

Photo Credit: Sessions.edu We all know that plastic bottles are bad for the environment, but if you do use them, you recycle them. Right? But what about the plastic bottle..

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Recycling at the Olympic Track & Field Trials

Photo Credit: 1800 Recycling The Olympic Track and Field trials in Eugene, Oregon drew in a large amount of foot traffic, with over 25,000 people a day spending most of..

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Furniture Line Made From Recycled Cardboard

Photo Credit: SmartDeco If you had a dorm or off-campus apartment in college like I did, you probably know how inconvenient it is to buy furniture. After all, you’re often..

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Is Hawaii’s Plastic Bag Ban Effective?

Photo Credit: Treehugger Although there have been a number of city-level bans on plastic bags in the United States, Hawaii is the first state to pass a statewide law regarding..

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Cell Phone Powered by Walking?

Cell phones will always die at the most inconvenient time… probably when there is no charger in site. But what if you could power your phone, or other electronic device,..

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Green Guardian: Arman Sadeghi

Photo Credit: Recycling Today All Green Electronics Recycling CEO Arman Sadeghi was featured once again in Recycling Today. The article talks about how the company came to be, what we..

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Results of Some Successful All Green Events

We just delivered some more checks after successful events and wanted to share the photos with you. Nathan delivering an event check to Saint Francis Church in Simi Valley, CA...

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The Zero Waste Family

According to the EPA, the average American throws away roughly 1,000 pounds of garbage a year. A family of four in California is attempting to reduce this number by living..

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Partner Spotlight: Reconstruction Warehouse on NBC News

One of our partners, Reconstruction Warehouse, was featured on NBC News. Check out the video below: View more videos at: https://nbcsandiego.com.

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All Green is on Pinterest

Who else has been obsessed with Pinterest lately? I’ve been finding some great images of interesting electronics and upcycled items and posting them to the All Green Pinterest account. Here..

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TED Talk on Electronics Recycling with All Green CEO Arman Sadeghi

Do you know why it’s so important to recycle your old electronics? In his TED Talk, All Green CEO Arman Sadeghi talks about the rapidly-growing e-waste problem and what you..

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3-D Chocolate Printer Makes Custom Treats

  Photo Credit: Discovery.com There have been some fun innovations in technology, but this one just looks delicious. University of Exetor senior lecturer and materials scientist Liang Hao founded a..

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Young Americans Shift Away from Car Culture

Data from the new U.S. PIRG report supports the common observation that young Americans prefer to drive less, walk and bike more, and take public transit more frequently than older..

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Benefits of Choosing Greener Electronics (Infographic)

Newer electronics are designed to be less toxic, longer-lasting, more energy efficient, and easier to recycle. This has contributed to major reductions in environmental impact. A green electronics rating system..

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5 Tips for a Green Easter Basket

If you celebrate Easter and have some last-minute shopping to do, here are some tips for keeping your Easter basket eco-friendly! Make sure you choose your Easter chocolate wisely! For..

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3D Solar Panels May Be More Efficient

Photo Credit: Discovery News We think of solar panels as flat panels arranged to face the sun. But why are they flat? And more importantly, could they be more efficient..

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E-Waste Dumping Ban Passes in Colorado Legislature

Colorado will soon be one of the U.S. states to ban e-waste dumping in the state’s landfills—we hope! The legislation for this bill was passed in the Senate and the..

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World Water Day 2012

Credit: BrownSWCD.org Did you know that March 22 is World Water Day? If so, great! Now do you know what World Water Day is? World Water Day is: World Water..

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Nokia Patents Vibrating Tattoo

I’ll often set my cell phone to vibrate, but my arm? That’s a new one. Nokia, a company known for its green innovations, recently filed a U.S. patent application for..

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An “Unprinter” for Laser-Printed Paper

What if you could “unprint” and reuse paper? It may soon be possible. Scientists at the University of Cambridge (England) have developed a method that allows lasers to remove the..

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4 Tips for a Green Saint Patrick’s Day

  Saint Patrick’s Day is all about the color green—so what better way to celebrate than by doing it in an “All Green” manner? Earth 911 had some great tips..

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10 Ways Sacramento Keeps it Green

Image Credit: FamiliesAndSchools.org Because the All Green Electronics Recycling National Corporate Headquarters is based in Tustin, many of the posts on this blog center on green news in Southern California...

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Mission Viejo Library Event Photo

Check out All Green Electronics Recycling employee Gaston presenting a check to the Friends of the Mission Viejo Library after a successful event! Other All Green event photos: El Dorado..

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All Green Employees Participate in 40-Yard Dash

Check out All Green employees participating in the 40-yard dash– in full business attire! What do you think? Could you do better? Related Posts: The All Green Costume Contest The..

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All Green Featured in OC Metro

We’re excited to announce that All Green CEO Arman Sadeghi was recently featured in the CEO Centerfold section of the OC Metro. Check out the accompanying video below!

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Recycling Tip: Can You Recycle Address Labels?

One of our readers recently asked us an excellent recycling question: Can I recycle paper that is sticky on the back, like address labels, sticky notes.  If so, can I..

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Hawaii Proposes Plastic Bag Fee

Photo Credit: Treehugger If House Bill 2260 passes in Hawaii, the state would become the first one to charge for disposable and plastic bags. The measure would attempt to discourage..

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What’s In Your Trash? (Infographic)

We generate a lot of trash. In 2010, Americans generated more than 250 tons of garbage. That’s a lot! Did you know that the cleaning services industry brings in more..

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Electronic waste finds big life with popularity of Apple

This guest post is contributed by Lillian Swift. Credit: Apple While new technology reduces paper waste significantly, there is great concern over e-waste. For the uninitiated, e-waste refers to discarded..

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6 Of Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Articles

Happy Valentine’s Day to those who celebrate it! In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are some links for you! 5 Tips for a Green Valentine’s Day Singing Cards Bad for..

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Three Hershey Plants Achieve “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” Status

Last week, the Hershey Company announced that three of its manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania have achieved “Zero-Waste-to-Landfill” status as a result of Hershey’s efforts to enhance sustainability. Two of these..

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Singing Cards Bad for Environment

Is it just me, or are electronic greeting cards taking over the card aisle at the store? The singing or the lights are cute for half a second, but after..

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Anaheim Named Most Sustainable City in Orange County

Image Credit: istockphoto.com Anaheim has been named the top “Eco City” in Orange County, according to the Orange County Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. The top three cities..

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E-Waste Upcycled Into Table and Chairs

Photo Credit: CNet Green Tech People have turned e-waste into fish tanks, shoes, sculptures… but how about something a bit more practical? Chilean designer Rodrigo Alonso designed some interesting table..

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10 “Smartest” Cities on the Planet

Image Credit: istockphoto.com So we’ve written about the 15 greenest U.S. states, the top 10 eco-friendly world countries, and the top 10 U.S. cities/metro areas for public transportation. Here’s yet..

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2012 State of the Union: Energy Recap

WhiteHouse.gov (Public Domain) At his State of the Union address last night, President Barack Obama devoted a portion of his speech to energy. Here are some of the highlights: Right..

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Which California City Produces the Most Solar Energy?

Photo Credit: Conserve-Energy-Future.com It may come as no surprise to you that California is known for solar energy. But which city in California produces the most solar power? It’s not..

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10 Items You Can Buy Reusable

Photo Credit: Earth911.com: Amanda_Wills Reusable shopping bags and water bottles are standard—but how much thought have you given to other reusable items? This list from Earth911 gives 10 single-use household..

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Solar-Powered Lego Car

I came across this solar-powered Lego car today and it was too cool not to share: If you have kids, I think this would be a fun project to do..

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Japan Recycles 77 Percent of Plastics

Photo Credit: Treehugger In 2010, Japan recycled 77 percent of its plastic waste, making it one of the top plastic recyclers in the world. This is an improvement over 2006..

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Do You Clean Your Reusable Bags?

Photo Credit: Earth911.com: Amanda_Wills Do you use reusable bags? Now here’s the real question: How often do you wash your reusable bags? Umm… never? Did you know that 64 percent..

California Law Requires Recycled Styrofoam

California Law Requires Recycled Content Packing Peanuts

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Styrofoam is bad, don’t use it. Not only does Styrofoam, a brand of polystyrene, sit in landfills indefinitely, but it is..

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New York Law Prohibits Haulers from Collecting E-Waste

A law went into effect on January 1st that prohibits private and public waste haulers and transporters in New York from collecting electronic waste unless it is destined to be..

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