NY State's e-waste recycling law is now in effect for electronics manufacturers.
TOWN OF UNION SUPERVISOR JOHN M. BERNARDO ANNOUNCES INITIATION OF COMPREHENSIVE ELECTRONIC WASTE DROP OFF SITE2011-05-25 16:29:16
The Town has entered into an agreement with Eco International LLC for the recycling of all types of electronic waste products, Eco International LLC., has 20 years of e-waste recycling experience, and uses a chemical free process to attain maximum recovery of materials in an environmentally safe manner.
eco International will provide an opportunity for residents to recycle obsolete electronics such as computers and computer equipment..2011-04-21 13:30:02
Vestal Middle School is hosting its fourth annual Environmental Expo from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday 4/27
Fourth Annual Environmental Expo Scheduled at Vestal Middle School.
More than 90,000 pounds of electronics were collected at Eco International's recycling event. The Vestal-based company specializes in recycling electronic waste.
A new state law that went into effect Friday requires electronic manufacturers who do business in New York to provide free options for consumers to recycle old electronic equipment. This includes products such as televisions and computers.
Behind The Scenes at Eco International2011-04-04 14:53:11
Connecticut DEP Selects Eco International as 'Covered Electronic Recycler'2011-03-14 15:13:55
Eco International is excited to announce that it has received approval from the State of Connecticut's Department of Environmental Protection to serve as a "covered electronic recycler" under the state's Electronics Recycling Law and as part of the Connecticut Statewide Electronics Recycling Program.
Eco International, an ISO 14001:2004 Certified Recycler, will offer its electronic recycling services to benefit manufacturers, municipalities and individual households throughout the state of Connecticut. Only approved 'Covered Electronic Recyclers' are authorized to bill manufacturers of covered electronic devices (CEDs) generated by Connecticut households.
"Eco International has serviced towns and municipalities in Connecticut for more than a decade and we are pleased that the Department of Environmental Protection, (DEP), has taken a very active role in administering their e-waste regulations", said Jay Simonis, Eco International's COO. "The forward thinking approach the DEP has taken in selecting recyclers, affords the towns and municipalities the ability to select a responsible recycler who not only keeps electronics out of the landfills, but keeps them from being exported."
Under the Connecticut law, manufacturers of computers, computer monitors, printers, and televisions, must participate in a state-wide electronics recycling program established by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection to implement and finance the collection, transportation, and recycling of such items from Connecticut households.Eco International is known for its nationwide commitment to responsible recycling showing exemplary concern and corporate practices for people and planet. Eco has diverted over 200 MILLION POUNDS of electronic waste out of the landfills since 2000 using a de-manufacturing process that is free from chemicals and allows for maximum recovery of generated materials.
Eco International LLC Earns Green America's Business Seal of Approval2011-03-09 09:39:00
(Vestal, NY) March 3, 2011- Eco International is thrilled to announce it has been awarded the Green America Business Seal of Approval. The seal is presented to businesses that go beyond product and service quality to set the highest standards in environmental sustainability and social justice, and work to solve, rather than create, environmental and social problems.
To be considered for the Seal of Approval and earn a listing in the annual National Green Pages, businesses complete a rigorous screening process to ensure they meet Green America's standards for the environment, community and labor.
Eco International is known for its nationwide commitment to responsible recycling. They are an ISO 14001:2004 Certified Recycler that shows exemplary concern and corporate practices for people and planet. They have diverted over 200 MILLION POUNDS of electronic waste out of the landfills since 2000 using a de-manufacturing process that is free from chemicals and allows for maximum recovery of generated materials.
"We are over the top excited to earn this coveted Seal of Approval," said Jay Simonis, Chief Operating Officer of Eco International. "It's one of the most respected and recognized symbols in the green marketplace and a powerful way to set Eco International apart as a leader in the electronics recycling industry."
Eco International is now an Approved member of the Green Business Network, a distinguished and celebrated group of companies that use their products and services as a vehicle for social and environmental change.
eco International Approved in Connecticut2011-02-04 14:11:08
eco International has been approved as a Covered Electronic Recycler (CER) in Connecticut in accordance with Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA) section 22a-638-1(b). Only approved CERs are authorized to bill manufacturers of covered electronic devices (CEDs) generated by Connecticut households.
Do you know WHERE your E-Waste is going? Watch this video to understand the illegal trail of toxic waste. Eco International is committed to RESPONSIBLE RECYCLING practices. Eco has implemented the ISO14001 Environmental Management Systems and complies with the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Standards Electronics Recycling Export Policy.
The Bridging the Digital Divide Project works with ten community organizations to take old donated computers, refurbish them and give them to local organizations and people. And students will be doing all the work. Donated materials that cannot be refurbished are Responsibly Recycled at Eco International.
Eco International is now ISO 14001:2004 CERTIFIED!2011-01-03 09:47:45
ISO 14004:2004 provides guidelines on the elements of an environmental management system and its implementation, and discusses principal issues involved. ISO 14001:2004 specifies the requirements for such an environmental management system. Fulfilling these requirements demands objective evidence which can be audited to demonstrate that the environmental management system is operating effectively in conformity to the standard.
Eco International has been recommended for certification in the ISO14001 Standard!2010-12-17 12:34:27
The ISO 14000 Environmental Management Standards exist to help organizations (a) minimize how their operations (processes, etc.) negatively affect the environment (i.e. cause adverse changes to air, water, or land); (b) comply with applicable laws, regulations, and other environmentally oriented requirements, and (c) continually improve in the above.
Eco International hosts a FREE Electronics Reccyling Event to Celebrate America Recycles Day!
Hundreds of people handed over unwanted electronics to help the environment.
Over the weekend, Eco International took in over 65-thousand pounds of old electronics, in honor of America Recycles Day.