Solid Waste & Recycling

Category
Electronics


  • Students urged to recycle cell phones

    March 7, 2019 by SWR Staff

    OTTAWA – Canadian students and their families are being encouraged to celebrate Earth Day 2019 by recycling old and unwanted cell phones for the Earth Month Challenge. With families purchasing new cell phones every year, old phones are being stored

  • Canadians recycle batteries in record numbers

    March 4, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – Canadians recycled more than 2.7-million kilograms of household batteries in 2018, an increase of three per cent over 2017 and a record for Call2Recycle Canada, Inc., the organization responsible for battery collection. “Thanks to provincial regulations and partnerships with

  • Canadians recycle batteries in record numbers

    February 12, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – Canadians recycled more than 2.7 million kilograms of household batteries in 2018, an increase of three per cent over 2017 and a record for the organization. “Thanks to provincial regulations and partnerships with our collection network, including retailers

  • Almost everything you know about e-waste is wrong

    January 23, 2019 by Josh Lepawsky

    The vast majority of waste generation from electronics takes place BEFORE they are used

  • ERI offers to take on customers of bankrupt competitor

    August 6, 2018 by SWR Staff

    FRESNO, Calif. – ERI, the largest IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company in the United States, is making public its open invitation to all former customers of now-bankrupt electronics recycler ECS Refining. “In the wake

  • Sims receives Responsible Recycling certification

    June 25, 2018 by SWR Staff

    BALLITO, South Africa – Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, recently became the first and only business in South Africa to achieve the Responsible Recycling (R2:2013) certification at its e-waste