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Electronic Waste Resources

Check out the links below for resources and other information about Electronic Waste, eWaste Disposal, Waste Management, Recycling, Benefits of Recycling...

DONATING YOUR COMPUTERS

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Computer Donation FAQ’s

Computer Donation Benefits

See how you can Donate a Computer and write it off on your taxes! Business donors can deduct the un-depreciated value of the computer, and individuals can deduct the current market value of a computer.

Donate Computer – Tax Deduction

RESOURCE WEBSITES

Waste Management:

U.S. Department of Energy: Office of Waste Management
http://www.energy.gov/environment/wastemanagement.htm

Information and fact sheets on waste treatment, storage, and disposal.

Keep America Beautiful: Info on Waste Management
http://www.kab.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Focus_litter_prevention

Resources on recycling, litter prevention, composting, and more.

City of Santa Monica Sustainable City Program
http://www.ci.santa-monica.ca.us/environment/

Find out about this community’s approach to waste management and sustainable development.

Residua Resource Recovery Forum
http://www.residua.com/

The Resource Recovery Forum is a network of more than 60 organizations with a shared interest in seeing society achieve more sustainable waste management – making better use of waste that is produced.

Precycling: How to Shop for Future Generations
http://www.environmentaldefense.org/article.cfm?contentid=2194

Tips to help you make environmentally responsible choices when shopping.

The Facts Are In: Recycling Works
http://www.environmentaldefense.org/article.cfm?contentid=302

A brief article on the benefits of recycling.

Recycle City
http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/

Games and information about recycling, created by the EPA.

General Environment :

Managing Asbestos Waste
http://www.giftmypc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/OAD_FS_Asbestos1.pdf

California EPA Education and the Environment Initiative Curriculum
http://www.calepa.ca.gov/Education/EEI/default.htm

K-12th grade curriculum comprised of 85 units teaching select science and history-social science academic standards.

Earth Day
http://envirolink.org/earthday/index.html

Find out about the history of this yearly event and what’s planned for your area this year.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/

The EPA’s site offers help for industries, ideas for teachers and students, and suggestions for concerned citizens.

The Environmental Defense Fund
http://www.environmentaldefense.org/home.cfm

Fact sheets, reports, and publications that cover recycling, composting, and other environmental issues.

EnviroLink
http://www.envirolink.org/index.html

Offers a wealth of information on environmental topics.

Environmental Organization Web Directory
http://www.webdirectory.com/

A directory of environmental organizations and related Web sites.

Environmental News Network
http://www.enn.com

Get the latest environmental news from around the globe.

EcoMall
http://www.ecomall.com/homepage.htm

“A place to help save the Earth,” EcoMall offers tips on shopping for environmentally friendly products, plus much more.

Sustainable Building Sourcebook
http://www.greenbuilder.com/sourcebook/

A detailed online guidebook to constructing a home with sustainable materials.

RESOURCE BOOKS

50 Simple Things Your Business Can Do to Save the Earth
by Earthworks Group. Publishers’ Group West, 1991.

Art and Science of Dumpster Diving
by John Hoffman. Loompanics Unlimited, 1993.

Beyond Recycling: A Re-Users’s Guide
by Kathy Stein. Clear Light, 1997.

Choose to Reuse: An Encyclopedia of Services, Businesses, Tools & Charitable

Programs That Facilitate Reuse
by Nikki Goldbeck and David Goldbeck. Ceres Press, 1995.

Clean House, Clean Planet: Manual to Free Your Home of 14 Common Hazard

Household Products
by Karen Logan. Pocket Books, 1997.

The Garbage Primer
by Pamela Murphy. Lyons Press, 1993.

Natural Systems for Waste Management and Treatment
by Sherwood C. Reed. McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Recycling in America: A Reference Handbook
by Debra L. Strong. ABC-CLIO, 1997.

The Toilet Papers: Recycling Waste and Conserving Water
by Lim Van Der Ryn. Chelsea Green, 1995.

Treatment Wetlands
by Robert H. Kadlec. Lewis Publishers, 1996.

War on Waste: Can America Win the Battle With Garbage?
by Louis Blumberg. Island Press, 1991.