Need to get rid of your unloved or broken electronics? Have a closet full of electronic stuff you know can’t be thrown out but have no clue what to do with it? Live near Times Square or Fair Lawn, NJ? Drop off that e-waste during the co-sponsored event the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee, NFL are having with partners Verizon and the Broadway Green Alliance on January 7th and 8th .
Orlando, Florida; Seattle, Washington. September 19, 2017. The electronics recycling and refurbishment certification program known as e-Stewards® today announced a new “digital equity” program designed to channel computer equipment from large corporations and institutions to needy individuals and communities across North America.
Despite the fact that education, jobs, job access, and emergency services depend heavily on the internet and computing equipment, 1 in 5 persons in the United States today still have no access to the internet. Meanwhile, every year, thousands of working computers, printers and peripherals are removed from service and are shredded, or worse, exported to dirty recycling operations in developing countries.
Did you know holiday lights are e-waste and can be recycled by some certified e-Stewards recyclers? And most lights that “break” may only need a little attention to get them back to lighting up the season. Go green for the holidays by repairing broken lights when possible and recycling them when it’s not.
E-Cycle Washington is celebrating its fifth anniversary. Created in response to the 2006 Electronic Product Recycling Act, the organization has kept 200 million pounds of electronic waste out of landfills. e-Stewards’ original Pledge of True Stewardship helped inform much of E-Cycle Washington’s policies.
Braving the cold the day after Thanksgiving in pursuit of affordable holiday gifts and electronics is a tradition in many households. And while standing in freezing weather brings some families together, maybe it’s time to add on a new tradition—an annual Planning What to Do With Your Old Electronics.
Our game controllers are more than just circuitry and plastic. They represent a connection to the gaming world, a translator that let’s us speak with AI’s and other gamers round the world. Artist Brandon Allen dissects broken controllers and photographs their innards in his two part photo series, Deconstructed.