4thBin wins EPA Environmental Champion Award

4thBin wins EPA Environmental Champion Award

published
April 9, 2015
News

4th Bin was started 5 years ago by a couple of technology professionals. We knew technology. We knew New York City. But we didn’t know the recycling business.

We decided that, if we were going to start this venture, we were going to do it the right way.

To us, there was no sense in starting an e-waste recycling business and not actually recycling. We took our commitment seriously and spent that first year receiving a lot of advice and learning a lot about the recycling process, exports and unethical business practices. We made a few mistakes (which we quickly corrected). But, overall, we have been proud of our ethics, industry affiliations and business practices.

So, it was with great pleasure (and great surprise) that I received a phone call from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s office last week informing me that the senator had nominated us for an Environmental Champion Award – and we won!

Each year, the EPA recognizes those who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to protecting and enhancing environmental quality and public health with the Environmental Champion Award, the highest recognition presented to the public. Award recipients come from all sectors of the environmental community, including businesses, government, non-profit organizations, environmental groups, everyday citizens, and educators.

EPA the environmental champion Award

4thBin aims to be a true leader and champion in promoting the highest industry standards. We are honored to be recognized not only by the EPA, but also by our community, and are deeply grateful for Senator Gillibrand’s nomination.

Last but not least, we want to thank the thousands of customers and partners who use our services. Without your commitment to high environmental and security standards, 4th Bin would not exist.

More News

News

4THBIN and Riskigy Team Up for Data Privacy Week 2023

In light of Data Privacy Week, 4THBIN and Riskigy have joined forces to educate individuals and organizations about the importance of data privacy.

News

Are you ready for 2023?

Are you ready for 2023? 4THBIN is here to help you get a head start on the new year with our secure and certified e-recycling solutions!

News

Learn More About Data Security and Environmental Risks

When dealing with obsolete electronics, it is essential to take data security and the environment into consideration. If end-of-life IT devices are not securely and sustainably dealt with, they pose significant financial, legal, and reputational risks.

News

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! As we get ready to celebrate the year’s most frightening festivities, we are reminded that the scariest part of Halloween isn’t the ghosts or ghouls, but the garbage that is left behind to haunt the environment.

News

Fall E-Recycling

Technology is evolving every season, and the use and demand for electronics have grown to unprecedented levels. As new, updated gadgets are introduced, older devices are rendered obsolete, contributing to the global issue of e-waste. As we enter the final quarter of 2022, 4THBIN is here to provide you with secure and sustainable solutions for any electronics that reached their end-of-life during the year.

Event

4THBIN and BGA Team Up for a Fall 2022 E-Waste Recycling Event
November 16, 2022
Drop-off Event

4THBIN and Broadway Green Alliance Team Up for a Fall 2022 E-Waste Drive

We are excited to announce our latest collaboration with environmental innovators, Broadway Green Alliance (BGA), for a Fall 2022 E-Waste Drive. We aim to provide members of the Broadway community and beyond with the opportunity to securely and sustainably recycle their old electronics. 

4THBIN-PS 29 Rummage Sale Fall 2022-Neighborhood Recycling Event
October 23, 2022
Drop-off Event

PS 29 Rummage Sale Fall 2022 - Neighborhood Recycling Event

We are excited to announce our collaboration with PS 29 again this fall for an Electronic Recycling Event. We aim to provide members of the PS 29 community and beyond with the opportunity to securely and sustainably recycle their old electronics. 

4THBIN-BGA-Event E-Waste Recycling Spring
June 1, 2022
Drop-off Event

4THBIN and Broadway Green Alliance Team Up for a Spring E-Waste Drive

We are excited to announce our collaboration with environmental innovators, Broadway Green Alliance (BGA), for a Spring E-Waste Drive.