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Household junk pickup program returns in February

The City’s Household Junk Pickup program is now accepting appointments for 2015. Residential customers can make two  appointments per year, from February through October, for the free pickup of acceptable bulky items, including yard waste. 332 more words

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The International Drama of E-Waste

While surfing the web, I came across this visual article titled “Computer Recycling in Africa“. This site also has other articles, videos, and is a unique recycling company that accepts donations throughout Sydney of e-waste. 594 more words


January 17, 2015

Today, I gave away an old telephone answering machine. It was our answerphone before the fire, and it had an adorable message of the three of us answering the phone, a very young Theo shouting his name at the end with great gusto. 340 more words


The Opposing Forces of Consumerism

I listened to the audiobook of Adam Minter’s Junkyard Planet recently. It’s quite an eye-opening look into what happens to much of our waste, the stuff that gets recycled anyway. 516 more words


Tech Tragedies

Have you ever wondered what happens to your old cell phone when you upgrade to a new one, and the store says they can recycle it for you? 537 more words


M&D Super Concerned Citizens Special Investigators Series

This past fall 2014 semester at ESA, students were assigned to become “Super Concerned Citizens Special Investigators (SCCSI)” and make a movie summarizing their findings about e-waste. 2,017 more words


New Year, New Laws

A little over a week ago, the world rang in the new year one time zone at a time.  When it got to the United States, ringing in the new year also brought in new laws, state by state and city by city.   707 more words