Recycling

Where is Manufacturer Support?

There are currently 25 states with “electronic take-back” programs. Michigan is one of them. These programs differ, but most require manufacturers of electronic devices to pay for the proper recycling of “covered” devices. A “covered” device is a product that has the potential of causing significant environmental harm if improperly handled. In Michigan, covered devices […]

Join Comprenew during Earth Week: Because Our Environment, Community, and Families Matter!

Free Shred Event This Saturday, April 16, 2016, residents can bring their unwanted memory devices, electronics, and paper documents to Comprenew’s Holland location for a free data/paper shred event from 9:00 am to 11:30 am. The Holland Comprenew is located at 11379 East Lakewood Blvd. Comprenew will be shredding hard drives, CDs, DVDs and other […]

Comprenew celebrates their 30th anniversary!

This March, Comprenew turns 30! In 1986, Comprenew began operations as a refurbisher of IBM Mainframe computer equipment. At the time, Comprenew served computer users and leasing companies located throughout the U.S. in two ways: by providing data security and by environmental protection. Computers and electronics often contain private data directly relating to the user of the […]

Help Keep Michigan Green & Our People Protected

Comprenew recently was awarded a grant from the State of Michigan to expand its PureMAPP electronic collection and education program. Comprenew currently has over 19 PureMAPP sites across Michigan and is looking for business partners to help sponsor 10 containers for 10 new drop-off locations. What is PureMAPP? Comprenew® partners with Michigan municipalities, counties, townships, cities, […]

COMPRENEW JOINS THE LARGEST NATIONAL NETWORK OF CERTIFIED SOCIAL ENTERPRISE E-WASTE RECYCLERS

Comprenew is proud to announce that we have joined Impact Recyclers, a nation-wide network of socially-minded certified (R2 and/or e-Stewards) electronic recyclers. All of the members of Impact Recyclers share a common purpose: they recycle, refurbish, and resell electronic waste (e-waste) to create jobs for people who would otherwise struggle to enter the workforce. Electronic waste […]

NSF International Certified Comprenew in Four Standards

Comprenew announced today that they just received official notification from NSF International (third party certification body) of their new e-Stewards V.2 certification (upgrade from 2009) and their re-certifications in R2, ISO-14001 and OHSAS 18001. This means that Comprenew continues to hold the highest levels of certifications in the United States for electronics recycling and data […]

Comprenew Receives Grant to Add 10 More Locations

Comprenew announced today that the Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) awarded them a $67,500 grant to expand their PureMAPP program. Comprenew’s PureMAPP program partners with municipalities, counties, conservation districts, townships, and cities to create permanent, staffed, electronic recycling collection sites. PureMAPP’s host partners provide communities with state registered, certified recycling solutions with convenient access […]