Did you know E-Waste Disposal is a Crime in Pennsylvania?

Featured Image: iStock.com/Gewoldi “Hands up! You are under arrest…for e-litter.” This might happen to you if you are living in Pennsylvania. That’s right. So if you are planning on throwing away your old electronic items (replacing with the new ones you got over holidays), think again. Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enforced the ‘Covered Device Recycling Act, 2010’ on January 24th 2013, that effectively bans landfill disposal of electronics appliances. WHO Does The Law Prohibit? Covered Device Recycling Act, 2010 specifically prohibits all residents of Pennsylvania as well as ...

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Sarbanes–Oxley Act (SOX) Favors Hard Drive Recycling

Featured Image: iStock.com/hroe Anyone involved in entrepreneurial activities must know about the Sarbanes and Oxley Act of 2002 in the USA. Named after Senator Paul Sarbanes and Representative Michael Oxley, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act was enacted in response to the high-profile Enron and WorldCom financial scandals. It was in the best interests of the shareholders and to protect the general public from fraudulent practices in the enterprise. According to the soxlaw website, this law is mandatory for all big or small organizations to comply with. What is Sarbanes-Oxley Act? The ...

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Laptop Recycling for Beginners!

Featured Image: iStock.com/narith_2527 They say old is gold. Well, there isn’t much to argue about because even a tech geek can extract a lot of valuable stuff out of his old, worn out, computers and laptops. Once a laptop stops working, it is discarded in a regular bin. Those who opt for the careless option, not only choose to harm the environment but also lose a good opportunity to minimize the need for the continuous production of virgin resources. Laptop Disposal and Recycling There are various laptop manufacturers ...

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Top Most Benefits of LCD Monitor Recycling

Featured Image: iStock.com/narith_2527 One of the best environmental friendly practices is the proper – and I mean ‘proper’ – recycling of old monitors and LCD screens which need an upgrade or downright replacement. Now most people think that just throwing out the decrepit stuff is enough to keep their personal space empty and clean. This approach is essentially wrong. Eventually, we all come to an understanding of Justin Timberlake’s song “what goes around comes back around.” Or perhaps, we could explain it differently that it is nature ...

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