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New York Times
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Green America
Electronic waste is the fastest growing, yet one of the most neglected waste streams in the United States. 


Daily Journal
San Mateo Daily Journal – April 28, 2014
“GreenCitizen on top of e-waste: Burlingame company diverted 2.5M pounds last year, aiming for more”


KTVU – April 21, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple offers free-recycling of ewaste”

Forbes – January 2, 2013

“24 Electronic Products Per Household — Got Recycling?”

Charleston Daily Mail

Charleston Daily Mail – January 1, 2013
“Entrepreneur tackles ever-growing electronic waste problem”


SFC – December 28, 2012
“E-waste recycling becomes techie’s mission”

Care2 – December 28, 2012
“Your Old Phone Shouldn’t End Up In a Landfill in Africa”


Bloomberg – December 27, 2012
“Who’s Turning Your Old Electronics into Profits?”

Bloomberg – December 26, 2012
“Post-Christmas Recycling Saves Outdated IPods From Dump”

KTVU TV – December 27, 2011
“BERKELEY: Green Citizen recycles electronics for free”

Pacifica Patch
Pacifica Patch – December 24, 2011
“Electronics in Your Stocking? Recycle What You Replace ”

KTSF Channel 26
KTSF Channel 26 – December 19, 2011

NBC Bay Area
NBC Bay Area – September 29, 2011
“California Academy of Sciences Celebrates Being Green”

Berkeleyside – April 21, 2011
“For Earth Day, a new e-waste recycling center in Berkeley”

The Father Life – July 23, 2010
“GreenCitizen Launches Electronic Recycling Membership Program”

The Father Life
The Father Life – January 15, 2010
“Offload Old Gadgets Now”

ABC TV: Seven on your side – January 4, 2010
“Bay Area green buildings strive for LEED certification”

BusinessWeek – January, 2010
Updating Corporate PCs

CBS 5 – San Francisco – August 20, 2009
“How Can I Properly Recycle My Old Electronics?”

PBS – FrontLine World – June 23, 2009
“Drowning in Electronics – Where the Law Stands on E-Waste”

CBS 5 – San Francisco – October 10, 2008, 7:36 am
“Following The Trail Of Toxic E-Waste”

Examiner – San Francisco – July 20, 2008
“Credo: James Kao”

San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle – July 20, 2007
“Some Items Hard to Recycle”

San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle – July 20, 2007
“Communities Rally to Recycle Electronic Debris”

ABC TV: Seven on your side – March 28 2007
“Company Takes Recycling E-Waste To A New Level”

San Francisco Business Times
San Francisco Business Times March 23-29, 2007
“Make Sure Every Recycler Removes Data from Hard Drives”

Metro – March 21, 2007
“Toxic Trash: Silicon Valley is spreading millions of tons of E-waste around the globe”

Los Altos Town Crier
Los Altos Town Crier – August 30th 2006
“E-Waste Center Opens in Los Altos”

Uncommon Ground – November 2006
“E-waste, Tech Trash… Don’t Let Yours End Up in a Landfill …or China”

SF Downtown Magazine
SF Downtown Magazine – February 2007
“Sustainable San Francisco: local businesses go green.”

KPIX TV – December 21 2006
“Recycling Firm Aims to Stop E-Waste Ending Up in Third World”KPIX TV

The Daily News
The Daily News – April 17, 2006

Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto Weekly – November 9, 2005
Getting rid of gadgets

Computerworld Blogs
Computerworld Blogs – October 12, 2005
GreenCitizen: Thinking globally and recycling locally

San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle – July 22, 2005
“Palo Alto Company Helps Put E-waste In Its Place”

Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto Weekly – July 6, 2005
“Green Enterprise”

American Public Radio
American Public Radio Future Tense – May 19, 2005
“A New Approach to Toxic E-Waste”

San Jose Mercury
San Jose Mercury News – May 5, 2005
“Glitches in E-Waste Law Still Being Worked Out”

San Jose Mercury News
San Jose Mercury News – April 22, 2005
“Turning E-Waste In To Greenbacks”