It’s been almost six months since Birch Aquarium at Scripps became a collection site for Eco-Cell, a company dedicated to the proper disposal of old, broken or unwanted electronic devices. We’re happy to report that we’ve sent in our first shipment!
With your help, we collected and recycled more than 70 old cell phones and cameras, [...]
Are we in the midst of an e-waste crisis? Eco-Cell believes so.
The Kentucky-based company dedicates itself to properly disposing of old, broken, and unwanted electronics, which contain toxins that can pollute the air and water when left in a landfill. Yet, these devices contain precious metals and other materials that could be reused and/or recycled.