Copy Machine Toner Affects Your Health and the Environment

Toner has been classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer as a Group 2B carcinogen. This means that it is possibly carcinogenic to humans due to one of the main components of black toner: carbon black. Toner is also considered a possible carcinogenic because it is in powder form, thus making it easy […]

Why Are Recyclers Being Forced to Charge for CRTs

Dear Comprenew customer, Electronic devices have improved our lives and, as a society, we have only just begun to realize these benefits. However, electronics must be manufactured and used responsibly. Electronics represents the fastest growing environmental challenge our society faces because of the harmful chemicals they contain. These chemicals, mainly lead and mercury, should never […]

Reduce Pain from Work Through Ergonomics

After a long day at work, do you often feel sore and exhausted? Have you tried adjusting your work station to reduce physical pain? Ergonomics is the science of designing the job to fit you, rather than physically forcing your body to fit the job. Adapting tasks, work stations, tools and equipment can help reduce […]


Comprenew has a certified, in house solution for recycle small appliances containing “freon” or refrigerants. Comprenew adheres to a strict zero-landfill policy for all electronic waste and does not export hazardous materials to other countries. The cost for drop off is only $15 per refrigerant-containing appliance. These appliances include: 1. Window air conditioning units 2. […]

Gun Lake Casino E-waste Collection

Electronic waste is a growing concern that is exacerbated by our fast-paced consumer cycle and product innovation. Cadmium, Mercury, Lead, Americium, Arsenic, Beryllium Oxide, and Flame Retardants are just a few hazardous materials commonly found in e-waste. It is vital that these harmful elements stay out of landfills where they contaminate ground water and release […]