Busting Common Myths About E-Waste

There are many misconceptions about electronic waste. Considering how much the world depends on technology today, it is becoming increasingly vital to understand why recycling e-waste is so important. We’ve provided information on five common myths to help consumers learn more about the importance of proper IT asset disposition.  Recycling doesn’t matter. This might be…

Almost half of consumers are unaware EV batteries are recyclable

A recent survey from Ascend Elements showed that 47 percent of consumers believe EV batteries cannot be recycled. This misinterpretation exists because EV battery recycling is a relatively new concept, and many people need clarification on the recycling route and its outcomes. Additionally, the same people believe recycling EV batteries is expensive when it’s immensely…

Moody Landfill Fire Raises Potential E-Waste Issue

Fire reports were received at Moody Fire Department in Alabama on Black Friday in November. Originating at the Environmental Landfill Inc., a “green waste” landfill, the fire has grown extensively, covering a large suburban area with smoke. Though the landfill is supposed only to accept green or vegetative waste, such as fallen tree limbs or…