Employee Spotlight – Kevin McMullen

Kevin McMullen has been a leading member of the Recycle Technologies, Inc. managment team since 2011.  With decades of experience in building ownership, Kevin is personally knowledgeable about the needs of business owners and property managers and that experience is...

Customer Spotlight – SJ Computers, LLC

SJ Computers, LLC | Eagan, MN SJ Computers, LLC is one of the top three online computer refurbishers and resellers in the U.S. An Authorized Microsoft refurbisher, SJ Computers works with Dell, HP, Lenovo and Acer to refurbish and resell computers that have been...
Recycling Is A Dirty Word

Recycling Is A Dirty Word

If you were to give me a list of positive words associated with the condition of something what would they be? For example, clean and spotless. Pristine or shiny. Flashy and gleaming. How about some negative words you’d use to describe an item’s condition?           ...
Better Recycling Through Better Education

Better Recycling Through Better Education

Reduce-Reuse-Recycle Reduce-Reuse-Recycle Reduce-Reuse-  Kindergarten. Mrs Erickson’s class.  I will never forget that day.  We got colored t-shirts in blue and red and green and yellow. They were covered in white outlines of trees and flowers.   For me, that...
The Environmental Opportunities in Electronics Recycling

The Environmental Opportunities in Electronics Recycling

Everyone understands the importance of recycling paper and plastic. But education about electronics recycling and it’s positive impact on the planet has a long way to go. The unending demand for electronic equipment is creating the fastest-growing waste stream...
E-scrap processor charged with illegal dumping

E-scrap processor charged with illegal dumping

E-scrap processor charged with illegal dumping By Jake Thomas, Resource Recycling Authorities in Hennepin County, Minnesota have accused the head of an electronics recycling company of improperly handling hazardous waste. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office...
Sham Lighting Recyclers – Are You At Risk?

Sham Lighting Recyclers – Are You At Risk?

Don’t be a victim – vet your recycler or pay the price Where do you send your used mercury-containing lamps when they leave your building? If your answer involves a recycling facility, you’re ahead of the curve because many building operators don’t recycle lamps...
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… Re-examine?

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… Re-examine?

Earth Day month gets us thinking differently about the way we do things This April 22nd will mark the fortieth anniversary of Earth Day, which some might call an occasion we hope to one day remove from our calendars. Not to suggest, of course, that green living should...
HAPPY 40TH ANNIVERSARY, EARTH DAY!

HAPPY 40TH ANNIVERSARY, EARTH DAY!

Now, where do you stand on the next 40 years of environmental awareness? When companies adopt a commercial recycling solution, they do so out of some belief in the process’s ability to reduce waste, generate cost-savings and eliminate liabilities associated with...