Why You Should Upcycle Your Tech

By Mary Held

Electronic waste, or e-waste, is simply any discarded item that has a battery or electrical plug. E-waste may only take up 2% of our landfills, but it equals 70% of all toxic waste. Our population creates about 40 millions tons of electronic waste worldwide, each year.. That’s about equal to 800 laptops a second! How…

Reuse or Recycle?

By Mary Held

The term recycling is most commonly used as an all in phrase for keeping things out of the trash and landfills. While that may work, reusing and recycling are two completely different things! When it comes to computers, part of the process is taking it apart and separating all the inside pieces. The goal here…

Got E Waste?

By Mary Held

Got E Waste? What is e waste? Electronic waste that is an electronic product and or equipment that is near the end of the useful life. This can include phones, computers, televisions, printers, scanners, VCRs, and more!    How do you recycle e waste? Easy! Upcycle Tech accepts donations of almost all e waste. If…