The Seahawks and environment both won big the past month–the Seahawks won the Super Bowl and the NFL, who partnered with Broadway Green Alliance, Verizon and AnythingIT, prevented over 9,000 pounds of e-waste from being landfilled or worse.
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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 .
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.
The Kansas City Royals and e-Stewards recycler Vintage Tech, along with Interstate Batteries, Players for the Planet, Goodwill and Bridging the Gap hotsted an e-waste recycling drive on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24. The two day event welcomed over 500 area residents to Kauffman Stadium and Overland, Kansas, generating over 25,000 pounds.
From RT.com: The US, the world’s largest producer of e-waste, has a similar problem with recycling companies that practice illegal schemes to redirect e-waste to China.