E-Cycle Washington Collects 78 Million Pounds

In its first two years of operation, Washington’s statewide electronics recycling program collected 78 million pounds of e-waste.

The program, called E-Cycle Washington, is funded by electronics manufacturers and is designed to help Washington residents recycle responsibly, keeping e-waste away from third-world countries like Guiyu, China.

According to the Washington State Department of Ecology records, the program collected 39.5 million pounds of e-waste in 2010, which is up from the 38.5 million pounds collected the previous year.

We applaud Washington’s efforts to recycle responsibly and go All Green!

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