The Impact of Improper Electronic Waste Disposal

By Mary Held

Electronic waste isn’t exactly something the average consumer thinks of when making decisions and living everyday life. Shoppers don’t blink an eye at the opportunity to upgrade their electronics and many times, they don’t have plans for their old devices and just trash it, not thinking of the impact or possibilities the item still holds.…

About UpcycleTech

By Mary Held

Upcycle Tech was created to help solve a problem, E-Waste. Now, we know our efforts alone won’t save the world. But how can we not do our part, and spread the word so others feel empowered to do their part as well? Impossible to pass up that opportunity.   Each year, in Oklahoma alone, hundreds…

Why You Should Upcycle Your Tech

By Mary Held

Electronic waste, or e-waste, is simply any discarded item that has a battery or electrical plug. E-waste may only take up 2% of our landfills, but it equals 70% of all toxic waste. Our population creates about 40 millions tons of electronic waste worldwide, each year.. That’s about equal to 800 laptops a second! How…