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Atlas Storage and Business Centers Sponsors Free eWaste Recycling Fundraiser in South Bay on December 14, 2013

Atlas Storage and Business Centers Sponsors Free eWaste Recycling Fundraiser in South Bay on December 14, 2013

  • Posted: Dec 06, 2013
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Recycle San Diego and the Atlas Storage and Business Centers have partnered to benefit the Toys for Tots program by hosting an eWaste Event on Saturday, December 14th, 2013 from 10am-2pm in the storage facility’s parking lot at 4511 Riviera Shores, San Diego.

Bring one unwrapped gift for a child and receive one free Hard Drive Destruction, a process that guarantees all sensitive data is destroyed forever.  This is normally a $20 service. More information can be found here.

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Neilson Estimates 114.7 Million TV Sets in US Homes

Neilson Estimates 114.7 Million TV Sets in US Homes

  • Posted: Dec 05, 2013
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Nielson estimates there are 114.7 million television sets in US homes. Sadly, currently less than 20% of the TVs are being recycled. That means 367,040,000 pounds of lead will end up in our landfills one day – unless we increase our recycling rates. We must do it now. Not only is recycling better for the environment but it’s also less costly than mining.  Think about it, millions of pounds of ground has to be moved in order to get a small fraction of the raw materials in all of that dirt.

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