Content about Electronic waste

January 21, 2014

Staples is launching a new technology trade-in program. Staples already recycles electronic office products for free and now small businesses and consumers can trade-in a variety of used technology devices for Staples eCash Cards, which can be used in Staples stores or on Staples.com.

May 28, 2013

Walmart has pleaded guilty to charges that it inappropriately transported and disposed of common consumer products, such as bleach and fertilizer, while reiterating that the misdemeanor violations of certain environmental laws occurred years ago and had no specific environment impact.

July 25, 2012

Supervalu banner Shaw's announced that two of its Rhode Island locations diverted more than 90% of store waste from local landfills as part of the company's zero-waste program.

April 23, 2012

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — Five Shaw’s Supermarkets in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, have reached a major environmental milestone in the company’s “zero waste” program by diverting over 90% of all store waste from local landfills.

The environmental impact of the five stores has been significant:

In November 2010, the stores were generating an average of 745 lbs. of waste each day per store.

 

April 14, 2011

RadioShack announced that it is giving customers the chance to win the new eco-friendly Nissan Leaf simply by trading in their used electronics devices.

March 18, 2011

Walmart announced it has eliminated more than 80% of the waste that would go to landfills from its operations in California by implementing a comprehensive waste reduction program. The results far exceed national average where EPA estimates only 45% of waste is diverted from landfills and the California rate of 65%.

November 29, 2010

Albertsons, part of the nationwide Supervalu family of grocery stores, announced two of its Santa...

November 11, 2010

Best Buy announced that it is encouraging consumers nationwide to take action on America Recycles...

May 25, 2010

Best Buy announced it has partnered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Responsible Appliance...

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