WFMZ reports that AERC/ComCycle, an electronics recycling facility in Allentown has been honored by the federal government for its environmentally responsible practices.
A certified recycler must show an independent third-party auditor that it meets specific standards to safely recycle electronics. Some of the standards include helping to reduce energy and natural resource consumption, greenhouse gases and hazardous waste.
Officials said the Allentown facility processes more than 600,000 pounds of electronics monthly, without using any landfill space.
AERC/ComCycle has five electronics processing facilities across the country and is one of the nation's largest electronics recyclers.
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