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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.

Don’t Ditch That Console! Rethink What to Do With Your “Old” System

Two game console releases are fast approaching: the Sony Playstation 4 launches Friday, November 15th and the  Xbox One a week later on Friday, November 22nd. So where does that leave your “old” PS3 and your 360? Hopefully not in the trash–not after all you’ve been through together. Rethink what you’re going to do with your “old” systems, with the option of keeping the love alive.

Mod Your Phone, Save the World

A  camera that can take precise pictures. A sensitive screen for the blind. A phone that gives you the power to have what you want in a smart device, when you want it, and can be easily fixed and updated by swapping out snap-in pieces. Oh, and this new technology saves the world, too.

Samsung Honored by CEA as Leader in e-Waste Recycling

Samsung took home the first-ever eCycling Leadership Award from the Consumer Electronics Association. The electronics manufacturer was one of the first manufacturers to become an e-Stewards enterprise, and has proven to be a true leader in solving the e-waste crisis.