Living Green Technology Electronics Recycling News

National Geographic: Each U.S. Family Trashes 400 iPhones’ Worth of E-Waste a Year According to "The Global E-Waste Monitor 2017", a collaborative initiative between the United Nations University, the International Telecommunications Union, and the International Solid Waste Association, e-waste will grow 17% by 2021 to 52.2 million metric tonnes. E-waste will become the fastest growing part of Earth's domestic waste. To put this in perspective, the average American household's contribution would be a pile of 176 pounds of electronics waste in your living room. Collectively, the world throws away at least $55 billion in recoverable materials by failing to recycle e-waste. This means we are es

Seattle Recycling News: Mariners are recognized with 2017 Green Glove Award

Seattle sports has once again bested San Francisco. The Seattle Mariners beat out the San Francisco Giants and the rest of the MLB to win the 2017 Green Glove Award. This award recognizes a particular club for their commitment to environmentally-friendly policies throughout the year and is the first time in nine years that San Francisco hasn't won the award. The Mariners stood out in 2017 for the team's recycling efforts at Safeco field. 96% of the stadium's waste was recycled, which is the highest waste diversion rate in the league. Moreover, Safeco uses 100% compostable serviceware to help achieve its goal of zero-waste. The Seattle Mariners' commitment to recycling isn't a recent phenomen