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Electronics Recyclers Held to New National Guidelines
Written by Gizmo   
Monday, 03 November 2008 23:05
WASHINGTON, DC, November 1, 2008 (ENS) - Recycling obsolete electronics is getting easier and more convenient as more manufacturers take responsibility for collecting and recycling older, unwanted equipment. Dell Computers and Goodwill, for instance, this week launched Reconnect, a free computer recycling service in the greater New York city and eastern New York state area.

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But once collected, what happens to the old electronics?

The Responsible Recycling guide lists 13 principles to help electronics recyclers ensure their material is handled safely and legally in the United States and foreign countries.

The guide calls on recyclers to establish a management system for environmental and worker safety.


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