• Recycling

    Electronics Exportation & Data Security Risks

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 25 percent of the United States’ electronic waste is exported and dumped, rather than being properly recycled. As a result, impoverished regions across Asia and Africa are faced with detrimental environmental and public health consequences. While some devices may be salvageable for reuse, many are burned or buried in large e-waste dumps. This…

  • Recycling

    Introduction to Battery Recycling

    Each year, Americans throw away nearly 3 billion batteries. When batteries go into landfills, there are potentially hazardous heavy metals that threaten the health and safety of our community and our environment. Cadmium, mercury, lead, and lithium are just a few of the toxic chemicals that can leach into our soil and groundwater systems. Proper disposal of batteries is essential…

  • News

    Comprenew Announces New Location in Plainfield Township

    Comprenew, a nonprofit electronics recycler and refurbisher, announced this week their plan to move from 5157 Northland Dr. to a new space at 4186 Plainfield Ave across from Lowe’s. This new location is easy to spot from Plainfield Ave and is just 1.5 miles from I-96. A grand opening is scheduled for Monday, March 1st, and hours of operation will…