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Certified and Reliable CRT Recycling

September 20, 2013 7:42 am

Certified and Reliable CRT Recycling Turtle Wings offers globally responsible recycling of a variety of electronics, including but not limited to: computers; monitors; printers; stereos; copy and fax machines; keyboards; microwaves; etc.  Our recycling is done domestically in full compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.  We are an R2 and ISO certified company and have complete downstream documentation... View Article

Responsible Electronics Recycling Act

August 11, 2013 2:14 pm

Responsible Electronics Recycling Act Turtle Wings is closely watching the outcome of the Responsible Electronics Recycling Act, known as RERA.  As a company that is committed to responsible recycling, Turtle Wings closely monitors this bill and other legislations that may impact the recycling industry.  Our numerous certifications and accreditations show a sound commitment to the environment, and ensure that our... View Article

Turtle Wings Recognized in Recycling International

July 26, 2013 8:11 am

Turtle Wings Recognized in Recycling International Founder of Turtle Wings Recognized in Recycling International.  Turtle Wings / Data Killers is proud of the many achievements of our Founder and President, Elizabeth Wilmot.  Recently, the May 2013 edition of Recycling International featured Ms. Wilmot in a section dedicated to Women in Recycling.  The article discusses several pertinent factors relative to Elizabeth... View Article

New EPA Chief

July 24, 2013 8:30 am

New EPA Chief The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), whose mission is to protect human health and the environment, recently got a new chief, Gina McCarthy.   The new EPA chief has passion for electronics recycling.  As commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection from 2004 to 2009, McCarthy has a professional history of collaborating with the electronics recycling industry.  At... View Article

Data Center Decommissioning and Consolidations

June 26, 2013 1:05 pm

Data Center Decommissioning and Consolidations Turtle Wings / Data Killers has been in in the business of recycling electronics and providing on-site certified data destruction for almost a decade.  One of the other services provided by this woman-owned, HUB zoned company is data center decommissioning and data center consolidations. Recently we decommissioned the server room for a data center customer... View Article

Turtle Wings Saves 177 Barrels of Fuel Oil

May 13, 2013 11:25 am

Turtle Wings Saves 177 Barrels of Fuel Oil “Turtle Wings / Data Killers is always looking for new ways to recycle the materials that come into our facilities.   Though we have a strict no e-waste landfill policy, there are always some packaging items that are not easily or feasibly recycled,” said Elizabeth Wilmot, President of Turtle Wings / Data Killers.... View Article

Woman Entrepreneur Speaks Out

April 18, 2013 2:28 pm

Woman Entrepreneur Speaks Out Woman Entrepreneur Speaks Out – As a woman entrepreneur in a mostly male dominated business, Elizabeth Wilmot, founder and President of Turtle Wings / Data Killers often gets asked to speak.  Earlier this week, Ms. Wilmot spoke to the Eco Women’s group. “It was delightful to see so many women, especially young women, who are interested... View Article

Turtle Wings Celebrates Earth Day 2013

April 11, 2013 9:42 am

Turtle Wings Celebrates Earth Day 2013 Turtle Wings celebrates Earth Day 2013 – Earth Day for an electronics recycler is the equivalent of Christmas to a retailer.   We do a lot of electronics recycling events and there is heightened awareness about recycling.   We thought that this information from Wikipedia about Earth Day was worth re-publicizing: “Earth Day is an annual... View Article

Updates on electronics recycling news

April 3, 2013 10:54 am

Updates on electronics recycling news Turtle Wings likes to keep our customers informed with electronics recycling updates on electronics recycling news.  We saw this information published by the Consumers Electronics Association ion which was re-printed in the Electronics Recycling Directory and thought we would add it to our blog.   According to the Consumer Electronics Association: “Consumer electronics manufacturers and retailers... View Article

Turtle Wings Celebrates 8th Anniversary

March 4, 2013 11:28 am

Turtle Wings Celebrates 8th Anniversary Turtle Wings celebrates 8th anniversary on Friday, March 1, 2013.  The company, which was started at a kitchen table with the owner and one employee, has grown into a nationwide business serving the entire United States for on-site data destruction.  Turtle Wings, a Maryland corporation, was originally founded as an environmental services company specializing in... View Article