The Most Anticipated Recycling Trends In The Near Future!

eatured Image: iStock.com/g-stockstudio The past decade has been quite riveting for the eco-movement. It has been an era accentuating ecofriendly urban housing, and cardboard recycling. We are continuing to see a similar course today with new sustainable development projects and recycling measures. To have a better insight into where we are headed in the future; we have rounded up a few anticipated trends which you shouldn’t brush aside in the near future. • Farewell Plastic! Plastic is expected to take a back seat, because considerable attention is being ...

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How Innovation Can Champion E-Waste Management

Featured Image: iStock.com/Gewoldi Who does not fancy a new, cool gadget? Especially when we want to keep up with the latest onslaught of technological changes. But, have you ever wondered -  what happens to our old gadgets? Well, we hardly think about it, and this is where innovation and e-waste management come in. As the issue of waste management took the recycling industry by storm, innovative ideas began surfacing for managing e-waste. Some of these ideas have brought a major change in industry dynamics and given us the ...

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Its 2015: Which States Have E-Waste Legislation?

Featured Image: iStock.com/vtwinpixel A wise man was once asked, what will be humanity’s downfall? He replied: Humanity. In the fast paced world that we live in, technology becomes obsolete faster than the changing weather. As technology continues to blossom, so does our buildup of old and outdated electronic devices. Phones, computers, tablets, televisions, etc. Something has to be done with them, and we continue to move forward as more states pass E-Waste laws. In the past 12 years, a total of 28 states and the District of ...

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What Services Are Offered By A Good E-waste Recycler?

Featured Image: freepik.com/photoroyalty E-waste is the Toxic Legacy of Our Age. Ewaste has been a burgeoning problem for years now, but recent statistics indicate that the problem has gotten out of control. One of the main factors contributing to this problem is the lack or shortage of Ewaste recyclers. Simply put, there just aren’t enough eWaste recyclers at the moment. The EPA estimates that there are about 2500 registered recyclers in the United States of America. These recyclers deal with nearly one million tons of eWaste each year.  ...

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The Actual Cost Of Recycling In The USA

Featured Image: iStock.com/danielvfung It’s no secret that the Economy is going downhill, fast. The post-recession age has left nearly everyone reeling and the recycling industry is no exception. People are saving money by not purchasing items they may consider frivolous, and business’ revenues are dramatically plummeting, and, in turn, workers are getting laid off. And so the cycle continues. But where did it all begin? And what is the real cost? Early Days Let’s take a short walk 19 years back to 1996. The world is less messed ...

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