ELECTRON symbol (Photo: ebay)What you need: EBay Electronics Electronics recycling machine.
Ebay Electronics Electronics recycles electronic items for customers.
What it does: The ebay recycling machine, named after eBay’s founder, sells electronic products to recycling centers, which then send them to the landfill.EBay says it does not recycle electronics, but rather recycles electronics for other customers.
It sells all kinds of electronic items, from watches and smartphones to televisions and cameras.EAST LANSING, Mich.
(AP)The Detroit suburbs of East Lansing, Mich., and East Lansing are home to the largest concentrations of recycling facilities in the United States, according to a new report by a recycling company.
The East Lansing Recycling Center reported more than 200 facilities throughout the city and county, including at least 40 in East Lansing.
The report, compiled by the East Lansing Community Action Council, said the recycling facilities generate more than $1.8 billion in annual revenue.
It’s the second year in a row the East Lansing Recycled Recycler has won the annual Environmental Quality Award for Waste Management Excellence.
The report also showed East Lansing was ranked first among Michigan counties in the nation in recycling rates, with an average recycling rate of 99.6 percent.
That rate was better than the national average of 98.3 percent.
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, which regulates the state’s recycling programs, said recycling facilities can collect up to 2.3 tons of recyclables per day.
The department said it can also recycle up to 5,000 tons of waste materials per year.
East Lansing recycles about 7,000 vehicles per day, which is higher than the state average of about 5,800 vehicles.
The city has more than 700 recycling facilities, but some are not certified as recycling centers.
The East Lansing facility has been certified as a certified recycling center.