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The true impact of not recycling old electronics

February 25, 2015 2:34 pm

Gadgets can be incredibly useful and beneficial parts of our lives. They can connect us, inform us, tell us which way to go and entertain us. And even as they can sometimes lead us to live life virtually instead of being truly in the moment, they can also bring us closer to the world around us.  One of the biggest... View Article

Overcoming our e-waste problem

February 20, 2015 4:23 pm

Americans discarded roughly 424 million consumer electronics in 2013, according to the EPA. That includes mobile phones, televisions, computers and other devices, some of which contain hazardous materials such as cadmium, lead and mercury. This is problematic because these toxins can leak from the devices into drinking water supplies and contaminate soil.  Turtle Wings is dedicated to overcoming our e-waste... View Article

Proper E-Waste Disposal

February 12, 2015 10:16 am

Turtle Wings has a long-standing commitment to providing superior electronics recycling and data destruction services while protecting the environment.  We recycle anything metal or electronic in full compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.  (See our list of Acceptable Items).  Our OHSAS, R2 & ISO certifications means that we have an internationally approved environmental, health and safety management system verified... View Article

New Turtle Wings Website

February 6, 2015 1:48 pm

Turtle Wings Inc., a premium electronics recycling and data destruction company, has launched our redesigned website at www.TurtleWings.com.  With the completion of the full rebuild, Turtle Wings has added new and enhanced content, including a featured area for customer’s to contact us directly for sales inquiries and scheduling pick-ups.  The website has also been developed to feature a responsive design,... View Article

Product Dismantling

February 3, 2015 3:35 pm

How a product is designed has a great impact on its dis-assembly for end-of-life processing, destruction, and recycling.  The product’s design also determines how it can be repaired or upgraded, but in the world of recycling and destruction, the overall product design dictates the product dismantling method. Turtle Wings & Data Killers is the nationwide expert in product dismantling and... View Article

Go Green

January 30, 2015 3:22 pm

With e-waste increasing over the years, many businesses are looking for ways in which they can go green. The good news is there are simple changes that can be made which can greatly reduce this growing epidemic.  One of the easiest ways to “go green” is recycling electronics with a certified recycler like Turtle Wings.  When we talk about recycling... View Article

Hard drive shredding in Charlotte

December 30, 2014 3:28 pm

Recently, a team of Data Killers technicians went to thriving and affluent Charlotte, NC to pick-up computers which contained hard drives to be shredded.  Our customer in Charlotte is a nationwide leader in providing software and technology services for banking and financial institutions nationwide.  This project also involved our Turtle Wings electronics recycling services because we picked up over 200... View Article

Recycling electronics before the Winter Holidays

December 5, 2014 3:08 pm

December is always a busy time for Turtle Wings, with many customers recycling electronics before the Winter Holidays. We service all types of customers such as, businesses that are cleaning out their excess electronics before the winter break and residents who are making room for holiday guests. Turtle Wings is the trusted option for compliant electronics recycling in the Washington... View Article

Why recycling electronics is important

October 22, 2014 3:28 pm

There are plenty of facts out there on why recycling electronics is important. The world population is growing, not shrinking, and currently each human being adds significant waste to the planet over his or her lifetime. In New York alone, people produce enough trash in one day to fill the entire Empire State building. The frustrating thing is, in most... View Article

Womens Radio Network

September 5, 2014 2:45 pm

Turtle Wings & Data Killers is proud of the many accomplishments of our founder and president, Elizabeth Wilmot. Recently, Ms. Wilmot was contacted by a new, nationally syndicated on-line radio network, the Womens Radio Network – WRNW, for a one-on-one interview. This ten minute interview was to highlight her accomplishments as a women entrepreneur and the success of her nationwide... View Article