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Your City Can Offer Municipal Electronics Recycling Too - ProTek Recycling

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Many municipalities offer a form of recycling; including metal, paper and plastic recycling. However, few have the capacity to offer electronic and computer recycling as part of their overall recycling program. E-waste is one of the fastest growing segments of the solid waste stream. Most municipalities offer some form of recycling. It is imperative that more cities start engaging in municipal electronics recycling

Your local community program can benefit from computer recycling. Call ProTek Recycling, at 978-621-4358, today to schedule your next pick up.

The E-Waste Problem and the Benefits of Municipal Electronics Recycling
Electronic and computer waste is not only becoming a growing issue, often times they contain, recoverable metals. To conserve natural resources and protect the environment, municipalities and other government agencies can recycle these products so that the resources inside of them are refurbished and reused.

These are a few of the reasons why municipality and government agencies should recycle:

Conserving Natural Resources – Valuable materials from electronics can be recovered and refurbished. By conserving natural resources, your municipality contributes to saving energy, minimizing pollution and reducing greenhouse gases.
Less Landfill Space - By using municipal computer recycling, local governments will reduce waste going into the local landfills and conserve land.
Creates Jobs – Jobs are created when a team is assigned to oversee and manage the electronics being recycled. Professional recyclers and refurbishing companies will also see additional new jobs; boosting the local market.
Protecting Surroundings - Recycling electronics ensures that chemicals such as mercury and lead are not leaking and contaminating the soil from landfills.

ProTek Recycling Will Help Your Municipal Recycling Efforts

School districts, apartment complexes, and many others can benefit from electronics recycling. ProTek Recycling can help by partnering with local government offices and municipalities to offer affordable, convenient electronics recycling. Our company also offers data destruction services for commercial and government office computers to ensure sensitive data is never compromised when recycled.

Contact ProTek Recycling to learn more about our recycling services available for municipalities and government agencies.