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Earth Week is here!

Happy Earth Week! This week is an exciting week for us at SecondWave Recycling. We’ve got our month-long Earth Day collection campaign going on at the Seattle, Portland and the Bay Area WeWork locations; in addition we are hosting a pop-up cell phone repair shop at all three Seattle WeWork locations this week, as well as hosting a Lunch & Learn with 5Gyres to educate and promote awareness about the plastic pollution in the ocean.

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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!

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Got a new iPhone 6? Recycle your old phone!

                 iphone 6                                                                  So you recently got a new iPhone 6 and you’re thinking that you might want to recycle your old phone?  Recycling gently used smart phones makes an impact greater than you can ever imagine. After upgrading to that fancy iPhone 6, I’m sure you have gently used smartphones just laying around collecting dust.Read More »Got a new iPhone 6? Recycle your old phone!

Modern Day Dilemma: Recycle that cell phone

The Modern Day Recycling Dilemma as reported by the Wall Street Journal involves cell phones. We drive down the streets and see containers in front of houses where people are recycling paper, bottles, and cans. We might even see recycle containers in parks and businesses. Probably everyone knows about recycling those items. But, when was the last time you saw a container for recycling cell phones?Read More »Modern Day Dilemma: Recycle that cell phone