Goodwill – a leader in recycling e-waste, creating green jobs

The following is a press release from Goodwill of Orange County, California. It discusses the great success the company has had managing e-waste and creating green jobs Centos linux download.

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Turn Your E-Waste Into New Opportunities.

We all know those old TV sets, computers, printers and other electronic stuff (known as e-waste) can reek havoc on the planet if tossed into the landfill 다운로드.

What you might not know is that, by donating it all to Goodwill’s E-waste Solutions program, you’ll be providing job training and green jobs to people with disabilities and other barriers–while helping to save the planet 다운로드. That’s what we call turning your e-waste into a brand new opportunity.

Since 1924, Goodwill has pioneered our own “Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose and Renew” manifesto by creating a sustainable platform that provides jobs, revenue and a greener environment 동방 비상천칙 다운로드. We make it easy to be green by providing a safe and free service to the community, where we in turn are able to recycle computers, TVs and other electronics 다운로드.

  • Reduce: By making recycling easy, we reduce the amount of toxic materials that would otherwise end up in our landfills
  • Reuse: We repair what we can and re-sell to bargain-driven families in the community who can’t afford the latest electronics
  • Repurpose: What we can’t repair, we disassemble and separate the metals that is in turn sold to reputable state recyclers

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All Orange County Goodwill Locations Accept E-waste at No Charge

As a California State Certified e-waste collector we’ll gladly accept all your electronics, working or not, at one of our Orange County donation centers 삼국지 11 리마스터 다운로드. Tax receipts are provided. If your business has 20 e-waste items or more to donate, call us and we’ll pick them up — free of charge 사업계획서 샘플 다운로드.

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ViaOrange County E-Waste Solutions

 

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Certify to become a diver and join Reef Check’s conservation movement

Reef Check California is a volunteer monitoring program for California rocky reefs designed to provide data for managers and to build a conservation constituency among California divers 다운로드.

If you’re interested in becoming a getting certified or learning more, diving season is here!

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May Update:

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We also have had recertifications in Los Angeles, Monterey and Moss Landing. More recertifications and trainings will be held state wide over the next few months; click here for the schedule Mathmagic download.

Overall, we now have a group of new, as well as seasoned, Reef Checkers ready to survey the reefs along our coastline for the 7th year in a row 마요치키 11화. In April, we completed our first surveys in Mendocino and Monterey Counties and we are looking forward to a successful survey season in 2012.

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New corporation type – B Corporation – for sustainable “benefit corporation”

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via – Etsy News

 

Etsy’s score – 80.1

Patagonia’s score – 107.1

Seventh Generation’s score – 116.3

From the makers of Earth…Disney Nature’s new film – Chimpanzee

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The movie received great ratings from Rotten Tomatoes – Certified Fresh 76-80%

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Twitter – @DisneyNature

 

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Infograph – homeschoolers are growing rapidly with better scores and graduation rates

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We’ve all heard about the troubles in our public schools and maybe even know a few parents brave enough to homeschool their kids 다운로드. But what are the effects of doing so?

Is it only for the wealthy or those with teaching experience, and does it make your kids weird?

A new infograph from college@home answers these questions, starting with GPA:

 

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