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When Your Favorite Electronics Become Electronic Waste

Posted by Junk King on Jun 13, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

For those born after 1980 the world has always been filled with electronics such as cell phones, handheld games, and MP3 players. And electronic waste.

The problem is that we become quite attached to our devices and gadgets, and we hate seeing them become broken or obsolete. But what is worse is having to get rid of them afterwards.

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

Why Electronics Recycling Matters

Posted by Junk King on May 18, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

We recycle all types of materials all the time. And, for most of us, this is usually our paper, aluminum, plastic and glass waste. But rarely electronics.

Yet we all dispose of electronic waste items every year, often multiple times each year. And most of us rarely consider that these unusable products can and should be recycled, as well.

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

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

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

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

Where To Recycle Electronics Near Me

Posted by Junk King on Jul 9, 2019 4:20:00 PM

Knowing where to recycle electronics can save you time and energy when spring cleaning rolls around. We tend to hold onto old phones, laptops, and desktop computers longer than we have to, just in case we might need them. However, they might be broken, obsolete, or unsellable. Eventually, we need to get them out of our hair, and that’s when e-waste recycling services come onto the scene. 

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Topics: electronic waste, electronics disposal, what to do with old electronics, where to recycle electronics

E-Waste Recycling Is An Alternative For Junk Disposal

Posted by Junk King on May 23, 2019 11:07:00 PM


[Editors note: This post was originally published in December 2016 and has been revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.]

Now that the holidays are coming to a close and the new year is around the corner, it's time to plan for cleaning. And for businesses that often means junk disposal and dealing with e-waste.

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Topics: E-waste Removal, junk recycling, Landfills, Business Junk Removal, electronic waste, junk disposal

The Current State Of E-Waste

Posted by Junk King on Apr 25, 2019 12:02:00 PM

 

Efforts in recycling and reusing electronic waste, or e-waste, has improved greatly over the last decade or so, but there is still much more to be done.

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

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