Announcing our Partnership with River Crossing Self Storage and RV: Open Saturdays for Electronic Waste Drop-Off

ACE Recycling is excited to announce that we have partnered with River Crossing Self Storage and RV in Avondale to offer a second drop-off location with Saturday drop-off for your convenience.

ACE Recycling is excited to announce that we have partnered with River Crossing Self Storage and RV in Avondale to offer a second drop-off location with Saturday drop-off for your convenience.  River Crossing is open for drop-off, Monday through Saturday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. River Crossing Self Storage and RV is located at 12100 West Van Buren St., Avondale, AZ 85323. Aside from CRT TVs and monitors (big-back), you can take the same e-waste items to River Crossing Self Storage as you can to us at ACE Recycling.  Please make sure any small household appliances are clean and any pill or dispensary bottles are empty and the labels are peeled off. If you have questions about specific items call us at 623-907-5430. For a complete list of items that ACE Recycling accepts, please visit https://aceewaste.com/what-can-be-recycled/

River Crossing Self Storage and RV is managed by husband and wife team, Carol and Harry Keyes.  They offer secure, drive up storage with month-to-month leases. Their facility offers a variety of storage space options to fit your budget and space requirements.  Through a partnership with KidSafe, River Crossing accepts expired car seats to be recycled.

Carol and Harry Keyes manage River Crossing Self Storage and RV in Avondale.

We are excited about being able to offer a secondary drop-off location that is open to our customers on Saturdays.  ACE Recycling and River Crossing are excited about working together to keep our community free of toxic electronic waste.   

Meet the Amazing Charlie!!

Meet the amazing Charlie! When you call or email ACE Recycling it is Charlie that is able to answer all your questions. We want to take a minute to introduce her to you, allowing you to put a face to the name.

I have had over 20 years experience with Customer Service from restaurant to receptionist and everything in between. I enjoy making people smile and feel the best way to do that is to provide a hassle-free customer service experience. I’m the Head of Amazingness here at ACE Recycling, from answering the phones and scheduling your pick-ups to wiping hard drives and sending out reports. I enjoy learning new things, which comes in handy when you’re working with computers. In my spare time I enjoy reading books and cooking.

What We Do

With our comprehensive dismantling process, components of devices are sorted and disposed of in an eco-friendly manner. Metals are recovered and hazardous materials are disposed of properly. Components are reused whenever possible. Our extensive knowledge of computers allows us to repair whole units and/or use components to upgrade other devices for re-sale.

Electronic Equipment Removal and Pick-Up – ACE Recycling will come to you facility and pick up your unwanted/unused electronics. All items will be disposed of according to your requirements. We do the heavy lifting!

Data Destruction and Reporting – ACE Recycling will administer a data destruction plan tailored to your specific needs with a letter of destruction upon your request. Proprietary information and components will be removed per your specifications. Hard drives can be wiped using Department of Defense and/or HIPPA approved protocols or destroyed.

Why Recycle Electronics?

Electronic waste is created when an electronic product is discarded.  The rapid innovation of the technology we use everyday means the amount of e-waste is ever increasing.   Find out Why it takes 75 elements to make your cell phone.

More often than not, used electronics simply take up space. E-waste that is thrown away ends up in landfills—both at home and in the developing world—where toxic metals leach into the environment affecting the air, water and soil. Electronics contain heavy metals such as, lead, mercury and arsenic which are toxic to life.  

Electronics contain potentially harmful chemicals, such as heavy metals, that pollute the land, air and water.  Responsible recycling can reduce the amount of these pollutants being put into the environment.

In addition to reducing pollution, recycling electronic waste also helps to preserve land from destruction.  All the elements that go into electronics, must be extracted from Earth.  This requires the disruption or destruction of land and is a chief component of deforestation. According to the World Wildlife Fund 18.7 million acres of forest are lost annually.

Conflict resources are resources that are extracted in a conflict zone and used to finance the fighting.  Miners in these areas are often working in dangerous conditions and are paid poorly.  The article Toward Electronics Free of Conflict Minerals summarizes the issues facing the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  The DRC is an especially important area because it supplies many of the components of Western electronic devices.  Recycling helps to reduce the need for conflict minerals and therefore, cutting off the money supply for militias and other groups committing human rights abuses. 

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