The 2015 Basel Convention COP handed disappointing news to proponents of stricter e-waste guidelines by passing unfinished guidelines that leave out key industry issues such as cathode tube management.
e-Stewards Certified Recycler, 4th Bin wins the highest public EPA award–the Environmental Champion Award. The credit their e-Stewards certification for “ensuring the strictest e-Stewards Recycler health and safety standards” in their work.
The well-regarded and popular program, EPEAT, is facing an uncertain future due to legislation that could render it obsolete. Help protect this program so sustainable electronics can be easily identified for purchase and recycled at end-of-life.
By certifying, or beginning the process of certifying, all their North American sites to the e-Stewards Standard, Sims Recycling Solutions has taken a monumental step in becoming a leader in responsible e-waste recycling.
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.
More recyclers are choosing to become e-Stewards certified to meet the increasing demand for safe, ethical and responsible electronics recycling. Globix LLC has joined the growing ranks of e-Stewards certified recyclers.