This Saturday, April 22 marks Earth Day, an event that was first celebrated in the U.S. 47 years ago. Industry entities are marking the occasion with efforts that range from impactful to flat-out quirky.
Congress may again attempt to create new regulations covering the disposal and recycling of used electronics, with the reintroduction of the Responsible Electronics Recycling Act (RERA).
The success of a Staten Island pilot program that allows residents to schedule e-scrap pick-ups for free has New York City officials already considering expanding the service. Free curbside pick-up is rare in the electronics recycling world.