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E-Waste Disposal Doesn't Have To Be A Burden

Posted by Junk King on May 9, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

We are inundated with electronics. But when our devices give out, they become electronic waste, or e-waste, and that means dealing with e-waste disposal.

The problem is that we can't simply throw it all into the household or office trash. Most e-waste disposal is regulated, while most e-waste items are also recyclable. So, what should we do?

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Topics: E-waste Removal, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, electronics disposal, electronics recycling

Being Buried In Batteries - E-Waste Recycling Matters

Posted by Junk King on Feb 9, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

A new wave of e-waste recycling is going to be cresting soon and it involves the sea of batteries, both large and small, that will be dying over time. 

While there are promising breakthroughs in battery technology, no battery lasts forever. Not even those in electric vehicles, or EVs. But most all batteries can be recycled.

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Topics: E-waste Removal, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, recycling electronics, battery recycling

Computer Recycling: Is Computer Monitor Recycling Still A Thing?

Posted by Junk King on Jan 12, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

Despite the flood of new technology, the lingering demise of desktop computers, and the push for making everything mobile, old computer recycling goes on.

While it may seem that all the "old school" computer and computer monitors are already gone, it is far from the truth. So, what do you do with them?

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Topics: E-waste Removal, e-waste recycling, computer disposal, recycle computer monitors, computer monitor recycling, computer recycling

Should Old Electronics Be Forgot? A New Year Means More E-Waste

Posted by Junk King on Dec 22, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

As we're wrapping up the year and will soon be unwrapping presents, it's quite likely many will be electronic devices, which means getting rid of old ones.

Electronic waste, or e-waste, is a bit of a problem because it shouldn't be tossed into the household trash, but recycled instead. And some of it can be toxic if it ends up in landfills. So, what should you do?

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Topics: E-waste Removal, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, electronic recycling, where to recycle electronics, recycling electronics

E-Waste That Keeps On Going

Posted by Junk King on Jun 21, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Not all waste is created equal. And some electronic waste, or E-waste, can be recycled over and over again. If it gets recycled...

While many components of e-waste materials can be recycled or recovered, some have a limited lifespan of reusability. But other components can be recycled almost indefinitely. 

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Topics: E-waste Removal, electronic waste, Sustainability, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, electronic recycling

Computer Recycling, E-Waste, And You

Posted by Junk King on Apr 28, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Discarded computers are considered e-waste and must be disposed of properly, which doesn't mean in a landfill. However, it does mean computer recycling.

But finding a place to take your old desktops and bulky monitors still lurking in your closets, basements, or garages can be challenging. 

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Topics: E-waste Removal, e-waste recycling, computer disposal, recycle computer monitors, computer monitor recycling, computer recycling

Can E-Waste Be Recycled?

Posted by Junk King on Jan 18, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Electronics and digital devices get old and obsolete over time. And when you dispose of them they become e-waste. But can they be recycled instead?

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Topics: E-waste Removal, Recycling, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, ecycling

An E-Waste Disposal Essentials Checklist

Posted by Junk King on Jan 6, 2021 5:00:00 AM

[This article originally appeared here in April 2019. It has been revised and updated for 2021]

With the holidays behind us, it's quite likely you've got a new collection of digital devices and electronics. And that often means more e-waste.

Many people think of "e-waste" or electronic waste as strictly an industrial by-product. While it's true that many businesses generate e-waste, it's also true that almost everyone has old or unwanted electronic devices and equipment they need to dispose of. 

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Topics: E-waste Removal, Green Junk Removal, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, ecycling

Holidays, Gifts, And E-Waste Disposal

Posted by Junk King on Nov 17, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

We love getting new electronic devices.  And the holidays are a great time to give and receive them. But that means getting rid of the old ones. 

E-waste, or electronic waste, is a growing problem globally, as well as in the U.S. and it is only getting worse. 

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Topics: E-waste Removal, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, household waste, what to do with old electronics

Recycling Metals: An Endless Process

Posted by Junk King on Sep 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

A fascinating fact about common metals is that they can be recycled almost indefinitely. This is especially true for iron, steel, and aluminum products. 

All things being equal, almost every kind of metal can be recycled again and again without the degradation of their properties. So, why don't we recycle more metal?

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Topics: scrap metal, e-waste recycling, appliance recycling, metal recycling, junk metal recycling

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