Ecollective Creates Easier Access to Recycling - Page 2
The pressing necessity to better manage e-waste makes it so that more states are passing legislation to support recycling e-waste.
For those wary of recycling for fear of letting personal data fall into the wrong hands, rest assured that the company erases all personal data from cell phones and other hand-held personal electronics. Moreover, all item dropped off will be processed in the United States, which means that your data won't end up, say, in some black info market in another developing or developed country.
Besides, ecollective processing e-waste in the U.S. generates green jobs locally and saves on transportation fuel to, say, India or China.
The company also uses the latest recycling technology and methods, ensuring that the waste-recycling system isn't in itself wasteful.
Part of the problem is, to date, ecollective has not moved far beyond California though it has plans to do so.
For those in California who are interested to find out if they live near an ecollective site, click here to enter your zip-code.
Hopefully, e-waste recycling companies will begin to pop up across the U.S. so that each state will have a viable means of addressing its own challenge of disposing unwanted electronics in the safest, least polluting and most energy efficient way.
Of course, this is a tall order, but isn't a healthy life and a safer future worth it?