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Collaboration provides free laptops to low-income youths

Published: July 9, 2021
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Digital Dreams Project

PlanITROI partnered with Microsoft to provide free refurbished laptops to digitally underserved students in El Paso, Texas and Memphis, Tenn. | Courtesy of PlanITROI

The nonprofit arm of ITAD firm PlanITROI partnered with Microsoft to provide hundreds of refurbished laptops to low-income students of color in Texas and Tennessee.

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OEM and repair firm begin e-scrap outreach effort

Published: March 18, 2021
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Samsung corporate building in Milan, Italy.

Samsung supports collection of e-scrap of any brand at uBreakiFix U.S. locations, of which there are now 570. | Zigres / Shutterstock

Shortly after establishing an e-scrap collection partnership, Samsung and the repair-focused franchise uBreakiFix have launched a recycling awareness campaign.

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Fight over New Jersey’s e-scrap reform bill continues

Published: October 13, 2016
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NJ Capital / JosephSohm, ShutterstockThe New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) suggested several amendments to an e-scrap reform bill that would hand greater program control to manufacturers. The state’s recycling community said it objected to the changes.

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