Posted By: Francis Koster Published: October 24, 2009

California Successfully Recycles Electronic Waste by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D. The US disposes of 130,000 computers a day.[1] That is roughly 47,450,000 computers per year. Each computer contains 4-8 pounds of lead and other toxins.[2] Pcmag.com stated the United States properly recycles only 10 percent of its e-waste.[3] That leaves 90 percent of recyclable electronic …

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Posted By: Francis Koster Published: July 23, 2009

Mowing Their Way to Decreased Air Pollution by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D. “In one year, a single older mower will pollute as much as 43 new cars each driven 12,000 miles per year,” notes Mr. Bill Atwood, Spokesperson for the South Coast Air Quality Manaement District.  Aiming to reduce emissions from lawn mowers in their …

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Posted By: Francis Koster Published: July 22, 2009

Replacing Car Gas Caps Saves $500 Annually, Cleans Air! by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D. The Problem: Leaking gas caps contribute to air pollution and waste fuel due to evaporation. According to the US Car Care Council estimates, 17% of vehicle gas caps are either damaged or missing allowing 147 million gallons of gasoline to vaporize …

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Posted By: Francis Koster Published: March 5, 2009

Computer Recycling Program Collects 85 Tons in 2008! by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D. Students In Training is a community based program established in Salisbury, North Carolina, that allows upper elementary, middle school, high school, and university students to learn about computers under the supervision of certified professionals.  Working in donated space after normal school hours, under …

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