The Real Cost of Electronics Recycling

           When we think of everyday conventions that individuals can do to help protect the environment, recycling most often comes to mind.  It is a decades-long practice where people have embraced the concept that we must… Read More

The iPhone 6: A Green Apple? An Optimistic Trend

With Apple’s recent unveiling of its new iPhone 6 and 6+, many are wondering (aside from how to get one) how much the new phone differs from previous models. The technical differences I’ll leave to the rest of… Read More

Cell Phone Recycling: Take Charge of Those Cell-Dom Recycled Phones

Though the depiction of Theodore Twombley’s intense relationship with Samantha, his intelligent computer operating system, in Spike Jonze’s 2013 film, Her, may be an exaggeration of our love for and dependence on technology, it is only slightly so…. Read More

Peace, Love, and Upcycling: Upcycled Art at GreenCitizen

Nikki Contini, a Bay Area artist, is showcasing her collection “Peace, Love, and Upcycling”  which features upcycled art at GreenCitizen’s Berkeley Center. We debuted the collection last Saturday with a launch party. Nikki spoke about the inspiration behind… Read More

Recycling Lithium-ion Batteries: What You Should Know and What You Can Do

With the growth of popular portable electronic devices in the past decades, rechargeable batteries have become a necessary component to everyday devices. Of the many types of rechargeable batteries, the use of lithium-ion batteries is particularly widespread as… Read More