Learn! News and Articles

The purpose of this page to share the information with our community to create awareness and start a conversation. This is a collection of news, research, innovative companies, etc. that ACE Recycling has put together. This page is one way ACE Recycling meets our commitment to educate about electronic waste and it’s impact.   Look for updates, as ACE Recycling is constantly researching and learning. 

News and Articles on electronic Waste –

Electronic Waste Webinar

The Electronic Waste Crisis is Real

How to Manage your Electronic Waste Liability

Quantitative Characterization of Domestic and Transboundary Flows of Used Electronics Analysis of Generation, Collection, and Export in the United States

The United States International Trade Commission report on Electronic Waste exports

EPA

Electronic Waste Africa Project Reports

Solving the Electronic Waste Problem

World Health Organization

PACE & World Economic Forum: A New Circular Vision for Electronics

Companies that are Impacting ACE –

FLI Right – “FLI Right seeks to transform the future by building and leading an innovative coalition to develop, mature, demonstrate, and transition technology solutions and services that directly impact the world’s greatest challenges.”

Resinate – “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”

ACE Recycling Blog Articles –

  • TV Recycling and Disposal
    This article takes a look at TV recycling in the US, as well as, outlines ways to dispose of TVs while being conscious of the environment.
  • Back to School Distance Learning Essentials at Affordable Prices
    ACE Recycling is committed to keeping our community learning as we head back to school online.  We have all the tools you will need to ensure your student is ready to learn on day one.  As an electronic recycler, we can offer our neighbors electronics at affordable prices.  We have a wide range of options … Continue reading “Back to School Distance Learning Essentials at Affordable Prices”
  • #EarthDay2020: Biodiversity 101
    “Animal conservation” or “conservation” in general, should not be focused on “saving” animals or the earth, it should be deeper than that. It’s about preserving the balance that exists between humans, wildlife, and the earth. In essence, when we are looking at “conservation”, what we are truly looking at is the need and importance of maintaining biodiversity.
  • #EarthDay2020: Water & Us
    Exploring where, and why our water is being used and who is using it. Explaining the need for water conservation, with family friendly ways you can help.
  • #EarthDay2020: Water 101
    Water is perhaps one of the most essential components for life. In the face of climate change and a growing population, water availability has become one of the biggest issues facing many communities around the world.