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Recycle Your E-Waste, Not Your Identity

Posted by Junk King on Aug 9, 2023 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published in May 2019 and has been updated and expanded.]

Maintaining data security is a concern shared by many who are looking to dispose of e-waste safely.

With so many advertising these services, it can be challenging for consumers to sift through them all and identify those that are both safe for the environment AND safe for your data. 

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

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

The Global Impact of Local E-Waste Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jul 11, 2019 5:42:00 PM

Choosing a company to trust with your local electronics recycling can have a more significant impact on the environment than you might think. Whether you stay up to date with the news or not, you might have heard about the "wave" of e-waste piling up all over the world. Technology has experienced a massive boom, and this has resulted in quite a few discarded electronics. Many older devices have become obsolete over time, and consumer culture has led people to upgrade their phones and computers every few years. 

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Topics: electronic recycling, local electronics recycling

We Need to Do More Than Electronic Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jun 10, 2019 10:39:00 AM

Electronic recycling is a responsible and necessary approach that can help to curb what many are calling an e-waste crisis in the United States. Our e-waste problem is just a small part of a much larger recycling crisis that won’t be resolved with blue bins and bottle collection alone, however. As more and more countries refuse to accept our e-waste and other recyclables, Americans are finding that reducing our impact on the environment begins long before we bring the trash to the curb.

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Topics: electronic recycling

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