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Electronics Recycling for Large Community Colleges

November 8, 2013 9:10 am

Electronics Recycling for a Large Community Colleges Turtle Wings offers electronics recycling for large community colleges and a variety of businesses.  Electronics recycling has become the “new normal” for colleges who need to dispose of excess computers, printers, fax machines, telephone equipment, and a variety of other electronics.  Turtle Wings’ electronics recycling is the fully certified and environmentally friendly recycling... View Article

Corporate Electronics Recycling

October 31, 2013 2:15 pm

Corporate Electronics Recycling Electronic waste, or e-waste, recycling programs are developed to address the critical need to dispose of electronic and computer technologies in ways that address the significant impact they have on the environment.  According to E-cycling Central, the average use of a computer is three years, while televisions are used just two years. Rapid upgrades to technological devices... View Article

Corporate Electronics Recycling

October 31, 2013 2:15 pm

Corporate Electronics Recycling Electronic waste, or e-waste, recycling programs are developed to address the critical need to dispose of electronic and computer technologies in ways that address the significant impact they have on the environment.  According to E-cycling Central, the average use of a computer is three years, while televisions are used just two years. Rapid upgrades to technological devices... View Article

Nationwide Electronics Recycling Options

October 23, 2013 10:58 am

Nationwide Electronics Recycling Options Turtle Wings is the trusted option for compliant electronics recycling in the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas.  We pick up and recycle electronics from countless households, small businesses, large corporations and government agencies in the area.  However, Turtle Wings doesn’t limit our certified electronics recycling services to just the areas surrounding our headquarters.  Our signature... View Article

Educating the Recyclers of the Future

October 16, 2013 10:27 am

Educating the Recyclers of the Future The average home in the United States has 24 electronic products ranging from computers to game consoles like Nintendo to smart phones and tablets.  Turtle Wings, a certified electronics recycler, is a firm believer in training our children and youth to responsibly recycle their electronics.  You might not even know yourself what to do... View Article

Electronics Recycling Events in October

October 14, 2013 7:52 am

Electronics Recycling Events in October If you have accumulated electronics over the summer, then October is a great time to safely and responsibly dispose of all your electronic waste and clutter before the winter holidays.  Each fall Turtle Wings, a certified electronics recycler, participates in a variety of recycling events hosted by community action organizations, malls, universities, cities and towns,... View Article

Government Shutdown Affects Electronics Recycling

October 10, 2013 2:18 pm

We thought this was a great article and wanted to share it.  The recent government shutdown affects electronics recycling. Government shutdown leaves industry short on data By Bobby Elliott, Resource Recycling Oct. 10, 2013 With the U.S. government shutdown now in its second week and a possible debt ceiling crisis looming, it remains unclear how deeply the Congressional stalemate will affect... View Article

Turtle Wings is recognized in Washington Post

October 10, 2013 9:14 am

Turtle Wings is recognized in Washington Post Turtle Wings is recognized in Washington Post for our outstanding commitment to responsible recycling and certified data destruction.  The Washington Post article written by Nicole Anzia, refers to Turtle Wings as the “Proper resting place for old electronics.” It provides some guidance into disposing of or donating electronics properly, which can prove to... View Article

Cell phone recycling

October 2, 2013 8:58 am

Cell phone recycling Cell phones have evolved immensely since 1983, both in design and function.  Thousands of models of cell phones have hit the streets between 1983 and now, which is why Turtle Wings offers certified recycling of cell phones and their corresponding batteries. We believe in keeping e-waste out of landfills.  Cell phones contain several intricate components including circuit... View Article

Tragic Flooding in Colorado

September 27, 2013 11:38 am

Tragic Flooding in Colorado Electronics Recycling Affected by Tragic Flooding in Colorado.  The recent flooding in Colorado is clearly a tragedy. The loss of lives and properties is overwhelming as the extent of the devastation becomes more apparent. The hearts of all the employees here at Turtle Wings go out to all those affected. In light of the storms and... View Article