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Recycling – And Beyond – at GSA

Recycling – And Beyond – at GSA

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“America Recycles Day,” held annually on November 15, is a nationally celebrated day encouraging Americans to consider the waste we generate. Since its inception in 1997, millions of Americans have pledged to increase their recycling at home and work, and...
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Fact Friday: Here’s What Recycling 26.5 Tons of Electronics Looks Like

Fact Friday: Here’s What Recycling 26.5 Tons of Electronics Looks Like

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In a blog earlier this year, we talked about the strategy for the responsible use and disposal of electronics in the federal government. Recently, at an electronic recycling event in Philadelphia, Pa., we put this strategy into action by asking...
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GSA Outlines Next Steps for Electronic Stewardship

GSA Outlines Next Steps for Electronic Stewardship

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Today marks Earth Day around the world, and on this day we focus on the challenges affecting our planet and how we can ease our impact on the environment. One of the ways we can improve the environment is the...
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New E-Waste Policy for Federal Government

New E-Waste Policy for Federal Government

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Last week, GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy released a bulletin outlining new guidelines banning all federal agencies from disposing of electronic waste in landfills. This is an important step for the federal government as we move to incorporate the responsible...
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E-Waste Recycling Creates Jobs

E-Waste Recycling Creates Jobs

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Last summer, GSA along with the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency announced the National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship–-a framework for responsible design, purchasing, management and recycling of electronics. Since then, GSA officials have been...
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National Strategy Creates Opportunity for E-Waste Industry

National Strategy Creates Opportunity for E-Waste Industry

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On Tuesday, Administrator Johnson and I visited Global Environmental Services (GES), a certified electronics recycling company in Georgetown, Kentucky.  We visited GES to tour the facility and discuss new opportunities created by the Obama Administration’s National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship,...
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