Electronic equipment contains toxic materials, including lead, cadmium, and mercury that may leak into the soil and ground water when disposed of in landfills, which is now illegal in the state of Rhode Island. Green Penguin, Inc. strives to keep these and other materials found in electronic products, including precious metals and plastics, out of landfills. The good news is that by working with a conscientious e-waste management company, consumers can de-clutter their home and protect the environment. Most electronic components can now be reused, recycled, and diverted from the waste stream. For example, approximately 90 percent of computer contents can be reused or recycled.
Green Penguin, Inc. enables consumers all over the globe to fix, maintain, and upgrade electronic equipment that may have otherwise found its way into landfills. This is done by maintaining a rigorous recycling program, safely breaking down and sorting unusable electronic components, plastic, copper, steel, etc. so that each can be processed by an appropriate materials reclamation facility. By providing interested consumers with tested working components from unwanted and broken hardware, Green Penguin, Inc. is doing its part to empower consumers on both ends to be greener. The company provides its retail customers the opportunity to fix everything down to single keys on their laptop keyboards.
Green Penguin provides data destruction, asset recovery, and environmentally-