Neowin News Feed for: Recycling Neowin News Feed for: Recycling en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 O2 paid out £250 million to customers since 2009 in recycling drive <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>O2 has announced that its O2 Recycle scheme has given out £250 million since starting in 2009. The scheme is helping to keep tonnes of electronic waste out of the UK&#039;s landfill sites. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 21 May 2021 23:12:01 +0000 Samsung's recycling program took in just 0.0019% of old phones since 2015 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has revealed that it has only received back 38,000 old devices since 2015 through its recycling program. By receiving old devices, it can re-purpose rare earth metals and other components. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 22 Apr 2021 13:40:01 +0000 Google sets out 'Made by Google' sustainability commitments <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has announced that its &#039;Made by Google&#039; consumer products will start using more and more recycled materials from 2022. From 2020, shipments to and from customers will be carbon neutral. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 05 Aug 2019 15:34:01 +0000 Apple announces Earth Day plans and expands recycling programs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has unveiled a raft of initiatives to celebrate Earth Day on April 22. The firm also released its yearly environmental report which outlines the environmental achievements in 2018. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:22:01 +0000 U.S. EPA awards Samsung two sustainability awards <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has won two awards from the EPA in the U.S. The first was for the upcoming Galaxy Upcycle programme and the other was for collecting and responsibly recycling 118 million pounds of e-waste. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:52:02 +0000 Study claims 49.2 million tons of e-waste was produced globally in 2016 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A newly released study shows that we aren&#039;t doing a good job of recycling, as globally we are producing 49.2 million tons of e-waste and only recycling about 20 percent through proper channels. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:34:01 +0000 Woman unknowingly dumps a $200K worth Apple-I at recycling plant <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A recycling firm in California is looking for a woman who dumped off an Apple-I to split the $200,000 check it received after selling the computer which she left behind without knowing its worth. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sun, 31 May 2015 13:16:01 +0000 Apple loves the environment, re-joins EPEAT <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple caught a lot of flak after pulling out of the EPEAT rating system and customer complaints have caused the company to reverse track and re-join the EPEAT organization. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Fri, 13 Jul 2012 22:27:43 +0000 Apple hates the environment, pulls out of EPEAT <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has pulled out of a certification that identifies devices that are good for the environment. This could hurt Apple as the government is required to purchase devices that are EPEAT certified. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sat, 07 Jul 2012 14:02:23 +0000 Going beyond e-waste recycling: Inside a computer rebuilding operation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src=" of old hardware_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>E-waste. It&rsquo;s a significant issue that&rsquo;s continuing to occupy landfills worldwide, or at the very least, closets and basements of tech savvy consumers. There is little distinction made between hardware that refuses to power on,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Denis Wong) Sat, 09 Apr 2011 09:24:38 +0000 NASA studies recycling astronaut waste water <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>NASA scientists are testing water treatment technology that would allow astronauts to convert both sweat and urine into drinkable water. Employees at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., have begun a six-week trial... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 15 Sep 2007 02:25:56 +0000 Sony Launches Expanded Recycling Program <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Starting on September 15, Sony Corporation will accept its products at 75 recycling stations around the USA, thanks to a partnership with Waste Management Incorporated. The recycling drop-off centers will accept any Sony or Sony... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 17 Aug 2007 00:57:10 +0000 Dell Expands Computer Recycling Program <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dell announced yesterday it was to expand its current program to allow anyone to recycle their old machines, regardless of whether the owner was purchasing a new machine or not. This is a requirement that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dave Legg) Thu, 29 Jun 2006 13:10:33 +0000 Apple Computer Recycling Program Begins <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has activated its previously announced free computer take-back program, offering to recycle old computers for US customers when they buy a new Mac. While it does not yet offer this service in its other... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 01 Jun 2006 23:49:18 +0000 Apple Extends Computer Recycling Program <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple today announced an expansion of its recycling program, offering free computer take-back and recycling with the purchase of a new Mac system beginning in June. US customers who buy a new Mac through the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 21 Apr 2006 14:23:25 +0000 Congress Crafts National Tech Recycling Plan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Recycling paper, plastic, and glass has become routine, but what are you supposed to do with the old laptop or analog television that's taking up precious storage space in your attic or basement? Electronic devices... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 01 Aug 2005 21:04:58 +0000 New Apple iPod Recycling Program Offers Incentive <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In response to mounding pressure from environmental activists, Apple today announced a free recycling program for its iPod digital music players. Beginning today, customers can bring iPods they no longer want to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 03 Jun 2005 20:00:09 +0000 Canon loses printer recycling case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Selling recycled Canon printer cartridges does not constitute an infringement of the company's intellectual property, the Tokyo District Court has ruled. The judgement marks the latest stage in Canon's legal battle against printer cartridge recycler... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 09 Dec 2004 23:21:02 +0000 Lasers turn beam on TV recycling <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Recycling a TV or PC monitor has always been somewhat expensive. Mainly due to the long and tedious process involved (separation of recyclable goods). Now a laser technique that can separate materials in... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 15 Jun 2004 20:32:25 +0000 Dell sees green in EPA computer, recycling pact <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dell reported this week that it has won a contract to supply PCs to the Environmental Protection Agency over the next three years, as well as help the regulatory body recycle its aging hardware. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 25 Mar 2004 17:51:22 +0000 Sainsbury's criticised on tech recycling <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Printer cartridge recycling scheme 'misguided' and may hit charity fundraising Sainsbury's has been criticised as &quot;misguided&quot; for its choice of a corporate printer cartridge recycling scheme over more ecofriendly cartridge reuse. The... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Darren Bolton) Tue, 23 Sep 2003 07:47:31 +0000 Recycling activists condemn US PC makers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>US technology companies have been criticised for failing to match their foreign counterparts when it comes to electronics recycling and reducing hazardous waste. The latest annual report from recycling proponents Computer TakeBack... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 13 Jan 2003 10:12:36 +0000