Top Apto News Stories

If we're to keep using plastics, we need new rules!
Greenbiz, May 20, 2021 - Caroline Allman, Compliance Officer

At this point, you probably don’t need me to tell you that we have a plastics problem. In the last five years, we’ve sounded the alarm about single-use plastics and the burden their use has placed on the planet. You’ve likely seen pictures of beaches riddled with plastics and waste from the U.S. and other countries or of the Plastic Island in the Pacific Ocean. I think most point to WW2 as the turning point with plastics — when they became part of everyone’s everyday life — but now the issue is bigger than just packaging and toys. Our cars have more plastic than ever. Our drinks, our bread, even our hand sanitizer — all packaged in or contain plastic. Read the full article

We need new rules for plastics!

Apto Expands - ITAD firm opens new West Coast facility
E-Scrap News, May 20, 2021

Nationwide processor Apto Solutions has replaced its California site with a new plant in the region, a move the company says will boost efficiency and provide a central location within Silicon Valley. Atlanta-headquartered Apto in April started up the new facility, which is located in San Leandro, Calif. The space totals 20,000 square feet and is smaller than Apto’s former plant in Milpitas. Read the full article

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Columns and Articles 

We Need New Rules for Plastics
Greenbiz, May 20, 2021

At this point, you probably don’t need me to tell you that we have a plastics problem. In the last five years, we’ve sounded the alarm about single-use plastics and the burden their use has placed on the planet. Read the full article

New Apto Facility in California
E-Scrap News, May 20, 2021

"This is the latest new facility for Apto, which after getting its start in Atlanta grew its reach to Texas in 2008". Jones said the company has a good national footprint, although it is still working on projects to expand service in other regions. Read the full article

Efforts to Combat Global E-Waste

Reneal International Education Outreach
Tanzania, March 2021

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Partnering with Reneal's global team, Apto provided support for students, teachers, and school administrators to enhance educational opportunities for Secondary Schools in Tanzania. 

St. Michael's Donation Program
Uganda, June 2019

Rather than contribute to the growing e-waste epidemic in Africa,
Apto took a stand donating much-needed IT Equipment to an orphanage
in Kampala, Uganda. 

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