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Amy Cade

Electronics Recycling Resources for West Virginia Consumers - 0 views

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    This NCER short report gives a good summary of collection centers specifically in West Virginia but there is also a section on the collection facilities on a national level.
Amy Cade

The SCORE Report - 0 views

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    SCORE is an annual report in Minnesota that gives data on Recycling and waste management for that year
Amy Cade

Basel Convention-Meeting notes - 0 views

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    Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal
Jack Olmsted

KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA | E-Recyle Your Electronics - 0 views

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    Richland, Wash-- If
    you have an old
    T.V. or computer to get rid of think, before you put it in
    your garbage. It's not illegal for households to put electronics in their trash,
    but it could be dangerous for ground water around landfills.

    All
    businesses are required to E-Cycle their electronics.
    If you take your
    electronics to the Richland Landfill they will dispose them for free.
    They
    have already shipped six truck loads so far.
Jack Olmsted

KXLY.com: News, Weather and Sports for Spokane, WA and Coeur d'Alene, ID | Got an old T... - 0 views

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    SPOKANE -- If you have old electronics collecting dust at home there's a free
    and green way in Washington now to get rid of all that unwanted clutter.

    Many of the electronics people use on a daily basis contain lead and mercury
    making it harmful to just toss them into a landfill. That's why a new state law
    requires makers of televisions, computers, laptops, and monitors to provide free
    e-cycling facilities.
Jack Olmsted

New bill aims to help charities reuse old computers | Top Stories | KING5.com | News fo... - 0 views

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    SEATTLE - A new state law that helps you get rid of your old electronics for
    free is hurting charities.

    Charities can no longer fix up old equipment to reuse it, but a brand new
    bill headed to the state legislature Wednesday could bring some relief.

    Representative Zack Hudgins' new bill aims to allow electronics collectors to
    make minor repairs so they can reuse old electronics.

    The current law is a problem for charities like Interconnection in Seattle.
    Since the new recycling law went into affect on January 1st, they now have to
    throw away hundreds of computers that could be put to good use.

    At Interconnection, you'll find trained hands tinkering with donated
    computers.
Jack Olmsted

Video: CES 2009: Green gadgets | Technology | guardian.co.uk - 0 views

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    ebike, green recycled bottles cell phone, wooden radio
Jack Olmsted

KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA | Why Do Some E-Cycling Drop-Off Spots Cost Money? - 0 views

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    Our newsroom has received a number of calls and e-mails asking why if the
    State Department of Ecology is promoting free e-cycling, some people are being
    asked to pay anywhere from $5-15.


    We hopped online to the Department of Ecology's website.
    It turns
    out
    stores like Staples and Office Depot charge you money for what's called
    a drop-off box; you buy a box and can fill it with electronic recyclables.

    We talked to Office Depot, and they tell us they charge the money for shipping
    and the state's new ecology law does not affect them.
Jack Olmsted

Recycling your TV or Computer in Washington, Oregon Becomes Free in 2009 - KNDO-TV- msn... - 0 views

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    In the new year, recycling your computer or TV will be free. A new program coming to Washington and Oregon will try to keep toxic chemicals out of the environment."><script type="" language="javascript">text/javascript
Jack Olmsted

Don't throw away that old TV or computer -- E-cycle it! | KOMO News - Seattle, Washingt... - 0 views

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    Maybe you just got a new TV or computer. Great. What's going to happen to the old one?
    You could sell it, donate it or recycle it. Just don't throw it
    in the trash."There are so many toxics in electronics it is very
    important that they be kept out of the landfill," said Tom Watson, King County's Eco-Consumer.
    He says those toxic materials include mercury, cadmium and
    lead. "In some of some of the older computer monitors and TVs, there are more than 4 pounds of lead in those," he said.
Jack Olmsted

Video | KING5.com | News for Seattle, Washington - 0 views

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    KING5.com brings you video from Seattle and Western Washington.
Jack Olmsted

State launches new recycling program | Local News | KING5.com | News for Seattle, Washi... - 0 views

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    It's good for you and for the environment.

    A team of "Total Reclaim" soldiers glean what they can from old electronics, taking what's salvageable and safely processing the toxic materials within.

    "In particular, lead. Lead is found in the glass in televisions and monitors and it's also found in circuit boards in the solder," said Craig Lorch, Total Reclaim.
Jack Olmsted

Ecycle Your Old Electronics - WBOY-TV - 0 views

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    If you got a brand new TV this holiday season, you might wonder what to do with your old one. Putting old electronics out with the trash can be bad for the environment, says Enterprise Sanitation owner Mark Deprospero. The batteries and tubing in the equipment can contaminate the ground, he says.
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