Category: News & Updates

  • We’ll be at SEA and PDX WeWork to repair your phone!

    We held a series of pop up repair shop last month at the three WeWork Seattle locations, and we’re happy to announce that it was poppin’! We had customers stopping by our pop up, requesting for a repair, asking questions, and chatting away.

  • Portland and San Francisco WeWork join Earth Day campaign!

    It’s April and the countdown to Earth Day has begun! We’ve mentioned in the last post that SecondWave has joined forces with WeWork Seattle to collet old phone donations to help our friends at 5Gyres. We’re happy to announce that additional WeWork locations including Portland and San Francisco have joined our Earth Day campaign!

  • WeWork and SecondWave Join Forces this Earth Day

      How are you celebrating Earth Day? One way is by simply donating your old phone to SecondWave. For this year’s Earth Day, SecondWave Recycling has partnered with WeWork, a cool co-working space where our new Seattle office is located! We will donate $1 for every phone collected during the month of April to our friends…

  • Kyocera Cell Phone Recycling Program

    – Program makes it free and easy to recycle the 87 percent of phones currently sent to landfills, while funding free long-distance service for active military and veterans – SAN DIEGO – Mar. 25, 2015 – Building on its long history of environmental responsibility, Kyocera Communications Inc. today announced a nationwide cell-phone ‘Take Back’ recycling…

  • e-Stewards Launches E-waste Trading Platform

    We are super excited that e-Stewards – Electronics Recycling has launched a new online trading platform for e-waste, in partnership with Retrace. Check it out at e-Stewards Marketplace This online e-waste trading platform has been in the works for awhile.

  • Why Recycle E-Waste?

    So why would you want to recycle e-waste? Here’s some sobering facts on electronic waste and our environment.  I’m sure this will be convincing enough to go out, find those old electronics that are hidden in the garage and recycle them.

  • SecondWave’s Co-Founder, Ryan Rubel, featured on KSON Radio!

    Live on KSON RADIO!  Co-Founder, Ryan Rubel and one of our amazing partners, Burn Institute, talk about the benefits of working with SecondWave Recycling in cell phone recycling. Check us out!

  • SecondWave’s appearance on CW News!

    Co-Founder, Ryan Rubel, spreading the word about SecondWave Recycling on CW News! [youtube=]

  • Hanging out with Whitney on NBC News!

    Co-Founder, Ryan Rubel, doing his “thing”, talking about recycling on NBC News!  Exciting day!!!! [youtube=]

  • Our recent appearance on KUSI News San Diego… So much fun!

    SecondWave’s Co-founder, Ryan Rubel on KUSI News, The Morning Show, to talk about cell phone recycling. It was a fun one! [youtube=]