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A few years back, you could hardly talk about electronics without hearing some "green" slant. Eco-friendly this, and energy-efficient that. Nowadays, green is still "in," but it's not spoken of with nearly the same amount of vigor. That Fujitsu's making green sexy again, and its new technology truly is impressive. The company announced this week that it has created the industry's first recycling system that collects used CDs and DVDs at Fujitsu Group recycling centers and reuses the plastic in the bodies of notebook PCs. Fujitsu began using this recycled plastic for part of the front panel of its... Read more...
Dell and Goodwill have partnered to create a joint recycling venture known as the Reconnect program. As Dell describes it the program works to put, "technology and jobs back into the hands of those who need them most." The program began in 2004 and has diverted more than 96 million pounds of ewaste from landfills and created more than 250 green jobs since its inception. You can donate any brand of used computer equipment to Reconnect. In turn, your donation will help to provide technology, education, training and career services to people who are dealing with economic challenges. Best... Read more...
We all have old cell phones lying around collecting dust. Now, thanks to a new automated kiosk from ecoATM, you can recycle your old cell phone and get a reward for doing so. The self-serve eCycling station from ecoATM electronically inspects your phone, assigns it a real-time secondary market value, and then provides an in-store trade-up coupon or gift card (assuming the handset still has monetary worth). If your handset doesn't have any value, you can assign the device to the recycle bin where it will be recycled or refurbished. ecoATM recently rolled out its first recycling kiosk at Nebraska... Read more...