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100,000 TVs for recycling and still going

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 3:33 pm | RCN e-Cycle

RCN e-Cycle, a New Zealand owned and managed electronic waste recycling network has recently received over 100,000 TVs for recycling. RCN e-Cycle is an approved recycler in the Ministry for the Environment’s TV TakeBack programme. The programme started ... More >>

Last chance to recycle TVs

Friday, 9 August 2013, 1:15 pm | RCN e-Cycle

TV TakeBack is almost over for the South Island. Tuesday 20 August is the last day for subsidised TV recycling. People need to get in quick if they want to recycle their unwanted TVs at the subsidised price of $5. More >>

New central drop-off site for Nelson TV recycling

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 4:41 pm | RCN e-Cycle

Nelsonians can continue recycling old TVs at a new drop-off site, Richmond Transfer Station. More >>

Harvey Norman Offers Free TV Recycling across New Zealand

Friday, 17 May 2013, 4:44 pm | RCN e-Cycle

Harvey Norman has extended their free TV recycling offer to 31 national stores, effective from 13 May. One TV per customer can be dropped off, free of charge at the participating stores, for a limited period. More >>

Noel Leeming Offers TV Drop Offs for Recycling At All Stores

Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 1:56 pm | RCN e-Cycle

The Noel Leeming Group has joined the Ministry for the Environment’s TV TakeBack Programme and is now offering a drop off solution for TV Recycling at all of its stores across New Zealand. Noel Leeming started on Monday 1 April and the first collections ... More >>

RCN e-Cycle ready to go for TV TakeBack

Monday, 25 March 2013, 5:15 pm | RCN e-Cycle

RCN e-Cycle is welcoming the launch of TV TakeBack in the South Island, with 7 drop-off sites* ready to accept TVs for recycling from Monday 25th March and a further 27 preparing to open within the next 2 to 4 weeks. More >>

RCN e-Cycle recycles over 17,000 TV’s during TV TakeBack

Wednesday, 13 March 2013, 10:31 am | RCN e-Cycle

RCN e-Cycle has collected 17,316 televisions for recycling during Phase 1 of TV TakeBack which wrapped up on February 28th*. More >>

Updated teacher resources on electronic waste now available

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 3:12 pm | RCN e-Cycle

Educational resources on electronic waste have recently been updated and are still available free to schools and communities. Electronic waste, or ‘e-waste’, has been described as “the largest toxic waste problem of the 21st century”. More >>

TV TakeBack: TV Recycling through RCN e-Cycle

Tuesday, 16 October 2012, 8:07 pm | RCN e-Cycle

Environment Minister Amy Adams announced phase 1 of the Government's TV TakeBack programme on Sunday 30 September 2012 . More >>

Egmont Refuse And Recycling Celebrates Opening of Site

Friday, 27 April 2012, 11:03 am | RCN e-Cycle

Egmont Refuse And Recycling Celebrates Opening of Rcn E-Cycle Site with Official Ribbon Cutting More >>

RCN e-Cycle e-Waste Robot Gets a Name

Thursday, 12 April 2012, 1:35 pm | RCN e-Cycle

RCN e-Cycle’s new e-Waste robot now has a name, E.R.I.C. (e-waste recycling is cool). The name was selected after a two-week nationwide contest that saw over 300 submissions from across New Zealand. The youngest entrant was three years old and ... More >>

Life-sized e-Waste Robot to Promote Recycling

Monday, 19 March 2012, 1:53 pm | RCN e-Cycle

RCN e-Cycle is rolling out a national marketing campaign about recycling e-Waste and the star is a 6 foot tall e-waste robot built by Gwilym Griffith Jones of Staple Design in conjunction with May E Machine, in Wanaka. More >>

What Will You Do With Your Pre--Loved Electronics

Thursday, 15 December 2011, 4:43 pm | RCN e-Cycle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Boxing Day: What Will You Do With Your Pre--Loved Electronics? Auckland, NZ (15 December 2011) – Upgrading your electronics this Christmas? Have you asked Santa for the latest iPhone or a new big screen LCD television? What will ... More >>

e-Cycle network welcomes $1 million boost

Wednesday, 10 August 2011, 12:37 pm | RCN e-Cycle

RCN e-Cycle today welcomed the announcement that the Government will contribute more than $1 million to the nationwide electronic waste recycling scheme. Environment Minister Nick Smith made the announcement at the opening of the Wellington e-Cycle ... More >>

 

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