Tighter Security Regulations May Have Protected Patients.

eSecurity Planet reports that late last year, more than 15,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Northern California had personal information that became exposed to identity theft by a stolen hard drive taken by a disgruntled employee. Last week, the patients were notified that their information, including dates of birth, home addresses and telephone numbers, and medical […]

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Capitol Asset Recycling Offers Hope to the Green Focused Job Seekers

On Thursday January 7, 2010, Capitol Asset Recycling, Inc. teamed up with the United Communities Against Poverty (UCAP) to assist and share ideas with members of the Prince George’s County Green Jobs Training Program. The Green Jobs Training Program was developed by UCAP to help develop skill sets for Prince George’s County residents looking for […]

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Court Showdown Looms for NYC Electronics Recycling Law

New York, the country’s most populated city, has decided to enact a city wide law requiring electronic manufacturers to collect and recycle electronic goods sold within the city limits. The goal of this program is to put the onus of keeping household and office hazardous waste generated by the disposal of electronics out of landfills […]

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Study shows that consumers play an important role in solving e-waste problems

In a recent study performed by Pike Research, of the 1000 Americans polled about processing electronic waste, 76% of IT consumers stated that the proper method of handling old, broken or unused electronic equipment was through the recycling process. The fact that the average consumer has 2.8 pieces of unused, broken, or obsolete electronics equipment […]

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Turning the Tide of e-Trash

Overflowing landfills, the dumping of potentially toxic waste and contaminated land are problems that threaten to spill over in modern society. Where electronics are concerned, the biodegradable argument has no bearing, and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) research into household and office waste of such products as computers, telephones and televisions shows the massive scale of […]

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