The city of Kansas City, Missouri, has deepened its commitment to its communities and the environment by becoming an e-Stewards Enterprise. By pledging to use e-Stewards Recyclers & Refurbishers to manage their e-waste, the city is connecting vulnerable demographics with responsibly refurbished technology. And shrinking the digital divide.
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Raytheon, technology innovator and world leader for defense electronics, has furthered their commitment to sustainability and environmental protection by becoming an e-Stewards Enterprise. They have pledged to use e-Stewards certified Recyclers & Refurbishers to help them meet their goal of responsibly recycling 100% of their annual 500 tons of e-waste by 2015.
Currently, we are witnessing an electronics recycling industry under great financial stress. This is due in large part to a crash in commodity prices and to state/provincial e-waste programs that turn pricing over to manufacturers in what has too often been a race to the bottom. Recycling companies are increasingly forced to make tough decisions about expenses and their bottom line, while others have had to shut their doors or declare bankruptcy.
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 .