Author Archives: Amy Erickson

10 Ways Walmart is Making a Difference

Last week, Walmart released its 2012 Global Responsibility Report. The 2012 report covers sustainability issues for the retail chain during the fiscal year 2011, i.e., February 1, 2011 through January 30, 2012. According to Walmart, here are the top 10 … Continue reading

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Recycling Tip: Plastic Bottle Caps

We all know that plastic bottles are bad for the environment, but if you do use them, you recycle them. Right? But what about the plastic bottle caps? Most plastic bottles are made from PET #1 plastic, but the caps … Continue reading

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Recycling at the Olympic Track & Field Trials

The Olympic Track and Field trials in Eugene, Oregon drew in a large amount of foot traffic, with over 25,000 people a day spending most of their time eating, drinking, and looking through programs or shopping at the historic Hayward … Continue reading

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Furniture Line Made From Recycled Cardboard

If you had a dorm or off-campus apartment in college like I did, you probably know how inconvenient it is to buy furniture. After all, you’re often living in these places for less than a year before packing up again … Continue reading

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Is Hawaii’s Plastic Bag Ban Effective?

Although there have been a number of city-level bans on plastic bags in the United States, Hawaii is the first state to pass a statewide law regarding the issue. Well, sort of… Effective July 1, 2015, a ban will take … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Powered by Walking?

Cell phones will always die at the most inconvenient time… probably when there is no charger in site. But what if you could power your phone, or other electronic device, via your own movements? During the Kenyan Science Technology and … Continue reading

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Green Guardian: Arman Sadeghi

All Green Electronics Recycling CEO Arman Sadeghi was featured once again in Recycling Today. The article talks about how the company came to be, what we do, and our plans for expansion. Here’s an excerpt from the article: Arman Sadeghi, … Continue reading

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Results of Some Successful All Green Events

We just delivered some more checks after successful events and wanted to share the photos with you. More Event Photos: El Dorado High School Fundraiser All Green E-Waste Event Photos Ribbon Cutting with Tustin Chamber of Commerce Mission Viejo Library … Continue reading

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The Zero Waste Family

According to the EPA, the average American throws away roughly 1,000 pounds of garbage a year. A family of four in California is attempting to reduce this number by living a virtually waste-free life. They have created only a handful … Continue reading

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Partner Spotlight: Reconstruction Warehouse on NBC News

One of our partners, Reconstruction Warehouse, was featured on NBC News. Check out the video below: View more videos at: http://nbcsandiego.com. Make sure you check out Reconstruction Warehouse’s website at http://www.recowarehouse.com/.

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