WasteAdvantage magazine – July 2019 – “For more than 22 years, CompuCycle has led the way in the electronics recycling industry. Founded in 1995 by Clive Hess, Executive Vice President, and his father, John…” Continue Reading
Houston small business introduces state-of-the-art technology for electronics recycling
HOUSTON— April 30, 2019— Currently, there are more than 135 million cell phones, 23 million televisions, and 31 million computers in landfills in the United States that don’t have to be.
Know Your E-Scrap Processor: CompuCycle
HOUSTON— January 9, 2019— When CompuCycle leaders looked at automating the company’s e-scrap processing, they realized there was no point in reinventing a well-functioning wheel. Colt Recycling, which has done business with CompuCycle, was already successfully using a custom-designed shredding and separation system in New Hampshire.
Exxon Mobil’s Corporate Citizenship Report
The great thing about business is being able to help people and make their lives easier. A byproduct of running a profitable business is the ability to make a significant impact within the communities we serve.
Exxon Mobil is a great example of a company that uses its platform to make a difference in the lives of others.
America Recycles Day, November 15th , 2018
Houston Processor Installs Commodities Recovery Line
HOUSTON— August 23, 2018— CompuCycle is expanding its footprint and capabilities with the installation of a multi-million-dollar shredding and separation system.
The 22-year-old company recently agreed to purchase a 40,000-square-foot space near its existing facility for the installation of the shredding and separation system. The new processing line will be the result of a partnership with New Hampshire-based processor Colt Recycling.
ABC13 Earth Day E-Cycling Drive
CompuCycle Inc. adds Electronics Services Management
HOUSTON— September 15, 2017— Recycling Today: Houston-based company fully manages clients’ IT assets.
“CompuCycle, a Houston-based provider of end-of-life IT asset management services, has expanded its focus to work with local, national and global corporations for electronics services management.
John Lingelbach’s Response to BAN’s Press Release
HOUSTON— September 14, 2017— “The Basel Action Network (BAN) has issued a second report presenting information derived from its GPS tracking activities. Like the first report from a year ago, this report names electronics recyclers and leaves the casual reader presuming each named recycler is complicit in illegal exporting (part of an “export chain,” as BAN puts it).
Response to BAN Press Release
September 6, 2017— CompuCycle had no prior knowledge of the BAN press release on September 6, 2017. We take issue with that release. We are horrified to be listed by BAN as a “Scam Recycler.”
CompuCycle did not export a printer from our Houston facility to Hong Kong. What actually happened is as follows: CompuCycle delivered 15 skids of printers to our approved recycler in Fort Worth, Texas on July 13, 2017, and this is documented
Newly Certified as a Woman-Owned Small Business, CompuCycle Exhibits at 2015 WBEA EXPO and WBENC National Conference to Reach Out to Corporate Clients
HOUSTON—Wednesday, May 20, 2015—CompuCycle announced today that it has gained its certification as a woman-owned small business through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
CompuCycle will use the certification to help its corporate clients meet supplier diversity goals and to further differentiate itself from its competition.
Houston /CompuCycle Partnership Grows to include GREENspot DROPoff for Electronic Scrap Recycling
HOUSTON—October 9, 2013— Houston Mayor Annise Parker announced today a more comprehensive electronics waste products stewardship program for Houston residents.
Since September 2011, the City has partnered with CompuCycle to provide a permanent electronics recycling drop-off site at CompuCycle headquarters located at 7700 Kempwood and monthly mobile e-waste collections on Saturdays at three City of Houston recycling sites. With the new expanded service, residents will be able to drop off e-waste free-of-charge at storage facilities participating in the GREENspot DROPoff Houston Program.
Houston offers free recycling of electronics in Clear Lake area
HOUSTON—August 6, 2013—CAs more advanced computers and electronic devices are put on the market, how to safely and securely dispose of old, outdated equipment is a dilemma many people face.
Christine Mosier, a representative of CompuCycle, said that is the main concern expressed by those dropping off their old electronics and appliances at the Ellington/Clear Lake Neighborhood Recycling Center. The center is located near Ellington Airport, off of Texas 3 at Brantley Road.
CompuCycle Achieves Recognition on Inc. 5000 List
HOUSTON—July 22, 2013—CompuCycle Inc., Houston’s premier end-of-life Asset Management Service Provider, is proud to announce the company’s recognition on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing, privately held companies. This marks the first time CompuCycle has earned this position, and couldn’t be more ecstatic about the achievement.
“Make no mistake: The Inc. 5000 was harder to get into this year than ever in its history … [with] results most companies could only dream of in the economy of the past three years,” said Eric Schurenberg, Inc. magazine editor in chief, in a congratulatory letter to the Inc. winners.
New Infographic Breaks Down U.S. Electronics Consumption
HOUSTON—November 22, 2012—In in 2009, more than 6.6 billion pounds of e-waste was generated in the U.S., making it the fastest growing municipal waste stream in the country. The really troubling part of that statistic is that only 18 percent of electronics are properly disposed of at the end of their lives, which means toxic chemicals are ending up in landfills and water supplies here or overseas.
Rice Environmental Club is partnering with CompuCycle
HOUSTON— November 2, 2012—Tired of tripping over unused computer equipment? Sick of seeing that collection of ancient cellphones? Bring them to the e-waste recycling drive Nov. 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. in West Lot 5.
The Rice Environmental Club is partnering with CompuCycle, a Houston electronics recycling company, to host this drive that is part of Compucycle’s WhatIF campaign, which builds upon the question, What if unused electronic waste could create jobs for those living with disabilities? CompuCycle is encouraging businesses throughout Houston to host their own e-cycling drives or donate their own corporate e-waste.
Keep Kingwood Green partners with CompuCycle to collect e-waste
HOUSTON— October 30, 2012—As each month progresses, the Keep Kingwood Green group continues to collect more e-waste the first of the month and they hope to collect even more in November. They want to help the community especially those with special needs more with these specific collections.
KKG is partnering with CompuCycle to collect as much e-waste from the community to help raise funds for the organization.
ABC 13 News – Clive Hess and CompuCycle Featured in ECycling Story
HOUSTON—September 8, 2012—CompuCycle and Easter Seals Greater Houston Join Together for Sustainability Initiative
CompuCycle, Houston’s premier electronics recycling company and Easter Seals Greater Houston, the local non-profit organization benefitting individuals in Houston living with disabilities, have partnered to provide sustainable employment opportunities and computer proficiency training to citizens living with a disability.
Electronic Recycling Company CompuCycle Helping Companies Go Green
HOUSTON— August 8th, 2012—Clive Hess, CEO of CompuCycle, interviewed & discusses how his company helps companies responsibly dispose of their electronics.
CompuCycle Receives ISO 14001:2004 Certification
HOUSTON—February 28, 2012—Premier Electronic Recycling Company Earns Environmental Management Certification
CompuCycle Ensures Responsible, Safe, and Secure Recycling with ISO 14001:2004 Certification
CompuCycle, the first Houston-based company to be awarded R2-Certification for responsible electronic recycling practices in January 2011, recently became the first electronic recycling company in Houston to earn an ISO 14001:2004 Certification.
CompuCycle Wins Swamplot’s Most Notable Recycling Effort
HOUSTON—December 30, 2011—CompuCycle was nominated in December for Swamplots Most Notable Recycling Effort of 2011! The winners were announced on December 30, 2011 and CompuCycle is honored to be named the Most Notable Recycling Effort by Swamplot! See all of the Swamplot Awards winners here!
Fox 26 Reporter Ned Hibberd Visits CompuCycle
HOUSTON—December 14, 2011—CompuCycle was recently featured on Fox 26 News at 9pm with Ned Hibberd! Ned came and toured our facility just before the holidays to remind people that after unwrapping the new technologies under the tree, be sure and bring your old ones to CompuCycle! Marina Coryat with the City of Houston was also onsite to promote Houston’s permanent electronic recycling drop-off facility at CompuCycle’s warehouse.
CompuCycle Becomes Permanent Drop-Off Site for City of Houston
HOUSTON— September 26, 2011— Houston Mayor Annise D. Parker, District A City Council Member Brenda Stardig, the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) and CompuCycle announced the addition of a permanent electronics recycling drop-off site for Houstonians to recycle their electronics responsibly at the CompuCycle building located at 7700 Kempwood. The partnership between the City and CompuCycle also provides monthly one-day collection events on Saturdays at three City of Houston recycling centers beginning October 8th.