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What Electronics are Banned from Colorado Landfills?

  • Computers
  • Computer monitors
  • DVD players
  • Electronic books
  • Fax machines
  • Laptops
  • Notebooks, Netbooks, Ultrabooks
  • Peripherals
  • Printers
  • Slates and tablets
  • Televisions
  • VCRs
  • Video display devices
  • Any electronic device with a cathode ray tube or flat panel screen greater than 4”

PLEASE don’t create problems for our Colorado transfer stations by dumping old electronics into dumpsters. It costs them time, money and possible fines. E-Tech Recyclers is here to help!


Original credit given to PBS Staff Member Kristin Jones April 23, 2012

What to do with your old electronics? Making sure they don’t wind up causing harm requires asking the right questions


Original credit given to PBS Staff Member Kristin Jones | April 13, 2012

As the holiday season approaches, a host of tempting new electronic gadgets awaits.

But what actually happens to Colorado’s old electronics? The answer may surprise you. It surprised government regulators. Our investigation uncovered illegal exporting, backyard recycling and more.

Nidal Allis scanned the horizon.

Under a brilliant blue sky, hundreds of cars flowed through a suburban Denver parking lot last April. An army of cheerful volunteers unloaded a steady stream of dusty laptops, monitors and keyboards for a recycling event in honor of Earth Day.

The young, barrel-chested president of TechnoRescue had contracted to take the material, promising that the old equipment would go to a better place.

“We’re not the typical recycler where you will take the electronics and scrap them, or ship them overseas,” said Allis, warning of faraway digital dumping grounds.

The recycling event looked like the perfect picture of environmental...


Credit given to Rocky Mountain PBS INEWS Network Staff member Kristin Jones April 13, 2012


September 30 – October 3 | JW Marriott Houston | Houston, TX

The ISRI Operations Forum delivers education and training to employees involved in the day‐to‐day operations of scrap processing facilities. This year’s Forum in Houston focuses on our core programs: Shredder Operations and Yard Management and Design.


Original story credit given to Martijn Reintjes of Recycling International on September 08, 2015

United States: A new video aimed at providing the public with more information on the value and impact of the electronics recycling industry was introduced by the US Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) at the E-Scrap Conference held in Orlando at the start of the month.

As part of a series focusing on recyclable commodities, the electronics recycling video details the overall impact of the industry and brings to life the commodity’s environmental and economic impact, citing numerous statistics and industry facts.

‘The recycling commodity video series as a whole draws attention to and helps educate the public on the many environmental, economic and energy-saving benefits recycling offers,’ comments ISRI president Robin Wiener.

The new video is a visual presentation of the electronics fact sheet, ISRI’s jobs and economic impact study, and other ISRI resources...


By 2017, the global volume of discarded refrigerators, TVs, cellphones, computers, monitors and other electronic waste will weigh almost as much as 200 Empire State Buildings, a new report predicts.