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Apple amps up recycling, will take back all its products

The company won't charge to recycle the old Apple devices and will offer gift cards on products that can be resold.

By Apr. 22, 2014


EcoATM phone recycling kiosks proliferate (video)

"CBS This Morning" checks in on EcoATM, a California company that makes kiosks for trading in old phones and other gadgets for instant cash. It's not your typical money machine.

By Oct. 16, 2012


Foursquare on why recycling your data is good for you

CEO Dennis Crowley on the benefits--to consumers and to Foursquare--that come from taking user data and creating recommendations.

By Feb. 29, 2012


Apple trades in your gadgets in Reuse and Recycling scheme

Apple is trading in your unwanted gadgets with a new Reuse and Recycling scheme.

By Jan. 18, 2012


Hi-tech recycling

The Empire State Building gets a makeover, the Samsung Intensity isn't all that intense, and hi-tech trash bins will make you recycle.

Aug. 26, 2010


Electronics recycling: Dealing with skeletons in the closet

With America Recycles Day around the corner, here are some tips and things to consider when it comes to recycling electronics and e-waste.

By Nov. 12, 2010


Low rates of metal recycling handicap green tech

A U.N. study finds that metal recycling varies greatly, and recycling of minerals vital to energy products, such as LED bulbs, solar cells, and wind turbines, is virtually nonexistent.

By May. 31, 2011


On Call: Best carriers for recycling your phone

Recycling your cell phones is very easy with options from carriers, manufacturers, and retailers. CNET takes a look at the best carrier-sponsored programs.

By Apr. 20, 2011


Next wave of recycling? Check your dinner plate

Plain old microbes and some more experimental technologies can help municipalities cut garbage tipping fees and capture valuable bio-energy and compost.

By Feb. 21, 2011


Machines eyeball trash for single-stream recycling

CNET's Martin LaMonica follows recycling waste on the next step of its life: a high-tech, single-stream recycling center where machines do the bulk of the heavy lifting.

By Jan. 24, 2011