E-Waste in 2016

 

We’ve made it past 2015 and entered 2016. It was estimated that E-waste would reach of global volume of 73 million Metric Tons by 2015 and then finally begin to decline in the years following as recycling practices catch up to the rate of electronic goods production. Hopefully this will be the case. E-waste has been on the steady rise but we are in the…

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America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day is a nationally recognized day that is celebrated on November 15th in hopes of bringing awareness to the need for Recycling in the world. Although they focus on basic reusable items such as paper and plastic we must also remember the side of E-waste. Over the past years E-waste has become a huge issue due to the boom in technology and its updates. We must not…

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What is E-Waste?

Simply put, e-waste IS electronics that you no longer have use for. This includes electronic gadgets that are at the end of its useful life. Instead of trashing these electronics, you can have them recycled by a company like NurTech that will get rid of the e-waste safely. Electronics shouldn’t be sitting in a landfill for generations, emitting toxins into the atmosphere. What’s special about electronics are that they…

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E-waste is a very serious environmental hazard.

E-waste is a very serious environmental hazard everyone should take responsibility for. Nearly everyone on this planet uses some form of electronic and we must all be held accountable for its disposal.  Throwing your electronics in your trash can is not an option. Trash ends up in landfills and landfills is where the most damage occurs.

E-waste is everything from your microwave to your cellphone.  It is separated into three…

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The Importance Of Recycling

Recycling our electronics is very important due to the hazard they pose to us and our environment, however, sometimes the recycling of these items may be difficult and hazardous itself. The average CRT monitor for example contains anywhere from five to seven pounds of lead, while a television could contain much more. Lead, as you may already know, can cause many adverse human health effects and exposure to large…

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The annual celebration of Earth Day is on April twenty-second. It is a day to demonstrate worldwide support for Environmental protection. The commemorations for this day are all different; people choose to celebrate in many different ways. It is a special day to raise awareness of the need to keep our planet clean and safe for future generations. It is of dire importance to understand the affect we have…

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States with E-Waste Laws

When E-waste’s adverse effects were finally brought to light many states created laws on electronic recycling and the e-waste issue. Currently twenty-four of the fifty states in the United States have e-waste laws. These states have recognized and worked towards trying to fix the issue rather than ignoring it. The laws in the states vary but all share the same common goal to reduce the harmful effects of…

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Zero Waste to Landfill

At NTRecycling we are a Zero-Waste-to-Landfill company. Zero-waste is a philosophy that encourages that all products are reused and no trash is sent to Landfills or incinerators. Instead of just tossing out your old cellphone there are other options and better things that old phone could be used for. Some devices can be refurbished and reused for resale. The devices or parts that can’t be salvaged can just be…

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How to Recycle Items Containing Mercury?

Mercury is a chemical element; it has an atomic number of 80. It is found in many Items such as thermometers, fluorescent lamps, even some of our everyday devices such as TV’s. With that said, mercury is also extremely toxic and a potent neurotoxin. This means it can hurt us; cause developmental disorders, and affect our liver, kidneys, central and cardiovascular system.

When you throw away something that contains mercury…

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Recycling Old Electronics

When you think about recycling what comes to mind? To most people the first thing that we think of is aluminum cans, paper and plastic bottles. Although these are important materials we need to recycle, there is another material we must consider. With the booming growth and demand all over the world of technology over the past years we must think about all the new waste that has been…

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