Ecollective is an initiative that has established at least 100 small local recycling locations in California as drop-off points for ECS Refining, a certified e-Steward recycler.
The initiative, launched in California earlier this month, is well on track to plans to set up 200 electronics recycling drop-off point before the busy holiday season, when many people upgrade their electronic . The goal of this initiative is to make it more convenient for people to bring in old electronic items for recycling, rather than illegally dumping them in the trash.
Carey Levine, director of marketing for ECS Refining, says that Ecollective partners are established collection agencies (such as Goodwill Industries) that aren’t just opportunistically collecting electronic waste to make a quick buck. The partners are responsible for transferring the technology to ECS facilities.
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