The purpose of this page is to share information and news with our community to create awareness and start a conversation. This is a collection of news, research, and innovative companies that ACE Recycling has put together to share. Check out the ACE Recycling blog for information written by ACE.
Our goal is to educate and get others excited about changing the way they impact the environment. This page is one way ACE Recycling meets our commitment to educating about electronic waste and its impact. Look for updates, as ACE Recycling is constantly researching and learning. Rest assured, ACE Recycling will share only reputable, research-based information and articles. If you have an article to share, please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate learning together!
News and Articles on Electronic Waste –
Over 375,000,000 used printer cartridges contaminated with ink and toner residue are thrown in the trash each year, which contributes to over 150 million pounds of plastic waste in our landfills. It can take 1,000 years for a printer cartridge to decompose as it can leak toxic chemicals into our waste stream.
Companies that are Impacting ACE –
Closed Loop Partners – Closed Loop Partners is a New York-based investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity, and catalytic capital, and an innovation center focused on building the circular economy.
Phoenix Fibers – LOCAL BUSINESS – Have clothes to recycle? Phoenix Fibers is a Chandler, Arizona-based, closed-loop textile recycling company. Phoenix Fibers collects and recycles textiles in various ways while maintaining a zero-waste philosophy whenever feasible. For more information on donating clothes, go to their CONTACT US page or call 480-963-3277.
Resinate – LOCAL BUSINESS – “Resinate is a re-manufacturing company – they collect plastic waste from local businesses (often ones that don’t have access to a recycling program) and reprocess that waste into 100% recycled plastic products, including planter pots and climbing holds. This saves recyclable plastic from the fate of landfills or incinerators and instead produces a durable, recyclable product.”
IFIXIT – “iFixit is a wiki-based site that teaches people how to fix almost anything. Anyone can create a repair manual for a device, and anyone can also edit the existing set of manuals to improve them. Our site empowers individuals to share their technical knowledge with the rest of the world.”
4Ocean – “We’re here to clean the ocean and coastlines while working to stop the inflow of plastic by changing consumption habits.”
Ecomended – LOCAL BUSINESS – “Ecomended is a woman-owned and operated Sustainable lifestyle brand. Our goal is to provide a wide range of products aimed at helping you reduce your impact on the environment at prices that you can afford. Every product we carry will be beneficial to the environment, such as, Made from renewable/sustainable sources, Reusable, Made from recycled materials, Fairtrade goods & Package Free/Zero Waste”