The Real Cost of Electronics Recycling

Landfill of electronics

Updated October 2018 When we think of everyday things that people can do to help protect the environment, recycling most often comes to mind. It’s a decades-long practice where people have embraced the concept that we must reuse… Read More

Global e-waste dumping: Shipping Unwanted Electronics to the Developing World

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Not all electronics recycling companies in the US and Europe follow stringent environmental practices like GreenCitizen. There are electronics recycling companies that engage in global dumping and instead of recycling electronics responsibly, ship e-waste to foreign dumps in… Read More

Cell Phone Recycling: What to Do with Your Old Phones

GreenCitizen Cell Phone recycling

Updated September 2018 Did you know that 95% of Americans own a cellphone? As more and more upgrades appear on the market, 75% of people leave their old cell phones sitting around the house. What can we do with this… Read More

Peace, Love, and Upcycling: Upcycled Art at GreenCitizen

peace love and upcycling

Nikki Contini, a Bay Area artist, is showcasing her collection “Peace, Love, and Upcycling”  which features upcycled art at GreenCitizen’s Berkeley Center. We debuted the collection last Saturday with a launch party. Nikki spoke about the inspiration behind… Read More

Recycling Lithium-ion Batteries: How to Dispose Your Lithium-ion Batteries

Lithium-Ion Battery

Updated September 2018 Did you know that cell phones, laptops, and power tools contain lithium-ion batteries? With the growth of electronic devices, these rechargeable batteries are now a staple in our society. Of the many types of rechargeable… Read More