e-cycling

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e-cycling

(Electronics reCYCLING) Saving parts that can be reused from old computers and electronic devices and recycling the metal from the cases and other components. Older computers and monitors can be taken to retail establishments such as Staples and Best Buy, and the location of the nearest recycling center can be found at Earth911.com (www.earth911.com). For a list of state recycling centers, visit www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/materials/ecycling/live.htm. See National Cristina Foundation and RAFT.
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Recycling old computers and TVs is likely to produce scores of kilograms of precious metals, he said.
One company, Akhdar, based in Dubai, recognises that the greenest solution to recycling old computers is to refurbish them and find a market to sell them to.
State laws have made recycling old computers, monitors and televisions easy for Oregon consumers, with recycling options in every county and city with 10,000 or more residents.
Many companies are only interested in recycling old computers on a large scale.
The infrastructure for recycling old computers and electronics is evolving rapidly around the world.
Recycling old computers also allows them to be removed from property tax rolls and dropped from insurance policies, Knowles said, which helps ensure that companies rarely balk at the $35 per component fee Knowles charges for pickup and disposal.
is using the ZDTV Netcam community to further one of his personal projects: a program called Recycling Old Computers for Kids, or ROCK.