About Kelly Sampson

Kelly Sampson works as a Business Development Manager at Humming Bird International. It offers top-notch services to its clients for the collection, audit, recycling and safe disposal of computers, laptops, monitor/LCD, hard drives, and IT disposal. She is a movie fanatic and an active blogger.

How Consumers Combat Climate Change – Living for a Cause

Living for a Cause

The earth is screwed no thanks to global warming. There are some researchers who predict that temperatures will continue to rise for decades. This is already happening as we speak! The polar ice caps are melting too rapidly. Some species, like seals are taking the brunt of this change and are becoming scarce. If that isn’t enough, scientists say that their scarcity recently compelled a polar bear, their primary predator, to eat its own kind. However, all is not ...

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Turn E-Waste Eco Friendly – Upcycle And Reuse

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Can an ex Smartphone kill you? It can especially if you live in Guiyu where your old phone will probably be left to rot in a landfill next to other types of electronic waste. This waste is not recycled and is burnt or dismantled manually by local residents. As a result, ash from burning piles of e-waste ends up in the city’s canals and streams. Anything that cannot be used or dismantled is left in a landfill where it ...

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Is E-Waste Not Actually Waste? – 3 Reasons Why

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Did you know that a large number of what is considered as electronic waste is not waste at all. E-waste can be reused if it is recycled. Discarded electronics are recycled in processing plants where they are harvested for valuable ferrous components like palladium, nickel and iron. In fact, it is estimated that over 35,274 lbs of copper, 772 lbs of silver, 75 lbs of gold and 33 lbs of palladium can be recovered from over a million ...

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[VIDEO] How Electronics Are Recycled?

Recycle Electronic Waste Safely

Did you know that the gold component in your old cell phone can be used to create jewelry? Electronic waste contains many recoverable and valuable materials such as copper, silver, plastics, aluminum and ferrous materials. All of these items can be put to good use if they are harvested properly. Unfortunately, most of these components are wasted in unregulated recycling processes. Global e-waste dumping is only one of the causes of the wastage. Irresponsible dumping by consumers is another ...

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Can An Ex Smartphone Kill You?

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What do you do once your smartphone loses its luster? If you are like most consumers, you probably buy a new model and discard the old one in the trash. But have you ever asked yourself where it ends up after that? Unfortunately, the route of the common gadget is less than glamorous after it is thrown away. Like most ex-smartphones, yours might also be dumped in a massive landfill somewhere in the world. Over 130 million cell phones ...

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