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GAO urges better end-of-life management for IT | Resource Recycling

By Jake Thomas, Resource Recycling The federal government isn’t doing enough to ensure that its electronics are disposed of in an environmentally friendly way, according to a report from a government oversight agency. Although the executive branch of the federal government has made some strides in improving how it handles used electronics, including several promising […]

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Premiere Metro DC based IT Asset Recovery and Recycling Company Recommended for R2 Certification – Yahoo! News

Capitol Asset Recovery, Inc. of Beltsville, MD has been recommended for an essential industry-wide environmental certification for its green performance credentials. The Responsible Recycling Practices for Electronics Recyclers (R2) certification will be conferred on its facility in Beltsville, MD. Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 Capitol Asset Recovery, Inc (http://www.capasset.com), of Beltsville, MD has been […]

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GSA Policy Would Push Federal Contractors For Better Management of Used Electronics | Bloomberg BNA

GSA E-Waste Disposal Policy for Federal Contractors Key Development: Federal contractors using federal funds to purchase electronic equipment will be prohibited from disposing of used devices in landfills under an upcoming regulation from the General Services Administration. What’s Next: GSA plans to issue draft changes to the Federal Management Regulation within 90 days, which will […]

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Government Agencies under new orders to recycle electronics

Agencies will have to take new steps to ensure electronics, such as computers and copiers, are reused or recycled and do not end up in landfills, according to a governmentwide bulletin the General Services Administration issued Thursday. The new “e-waste” policy bans federal agencies from disposing of electronics in landfills and requires agencies to work […]

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Covanta joins e-waste export ban group

Covanta Energy Corp. has joined the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling (CAER), the organization announced. The coalition is pushing for the passage of the Responsible Electronics Recycling Act, which would ban exports of electronic waste to developing countries. CAER says the bill would create jobs in the United States and enhance sustainability.The organization now has […]

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Happy New Year from Capitol Asset Recycling.

With the holiday’s, we all know you received the newest technology. New cell phones, new laptops, and new computers.. we want you to know that we are here for you. we can recycle your old cell phone, your old computer and your old printers! Everyone got new technology for Christmas, but what do you do […]

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