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Fact Sheet: E-Waste (Electronic Waste) and Universal Waste

How Big is the Problem? Regulations What You Should Do Additional Solutions How is E-Waste Recycled? How is Universal Waste Recycled? What is Electronic waste or E-Waste? The EPA defines electronic waste, or e-waste, as used electronics that are nearing the end of their useful life. Examples:  Computers and peripherals (monitors, keyboards, printers, scanners, fax … Continue reading Fact Sheet: E-Waste (Electronic Waste) and Universal Waste

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Q&A: As a building manager at a commercial office building, what do I need to know about disposing hazardous waste?

Q: As a building manager at a commercial office building, what do I need to know about disposing  hazardous waste? A: There are many materials designated as hazardous waste by the EPA, but most are not common to commercial office buildings. You probably mainly deal with items classified as Universal Wastes such as fluorescent bulbs, … Continue reading Q&A: As a building manager at a commercial office building, what do I need to know about disposing hazardous waste?

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