We are working to provide at-risk populations, like the Deaf and Veterans, who are in desperate need of employment with job opportunities while reducing the negative impact of improper electronic disposal through reuse and recycling. We’re proud to help.
CyclePoint is building a premier national network for secure and environmentally responsible recycling services and we are proud to be a part of this groundbreaking movement. Through the training provided by CyclePoint, SecureCore Solutions is becoming a leader of environmental stewardship in our communities while creating job opportunities for the disabled. The benefit of our affiliation with ￼ does not end with education.
Through recycling, 95% of a computer’s useful materials can be retrieved.
For every million cell phones recycled, 35,000 pounds of copper, 772 pounds of silver, 75 pounds of gold, and 33 pounds of palladium can be recovered.
1 metric ton of electronic scrap from personal computers contains more gold than that recovered from 17 tons of gold ore.
More than 70% of equipment collected by recyclers is remanufactured or reprocessed into commodities and new products, including steel, aluminum, copper, lead, circuit boards, plastics, and glass.
Seventeen states have enacted statewide bans on disposal of electronic waste in landfills and/or incinerators. Various citywide legislative bodies have also enacted disposal bans, even if their respective states have not done so.
America produces nearly 50 million tons of electronic waste and discards 30 million computers each year.
Current estimates show that over 6.7 billion pounds of e-waste are not recycled in the United States.
Electronic recycling volume projected to double to 7.2 million tons.
Revenue from e-waste management market expected to grow to 20.25 billion dollars in 2016.
Turning The Page On Job Creation
We have partnered with CyclePoint, a subsidiary of SourceAmerica, because of its reputation as a national nonprofit, dedication to ensuring the employment needs of disabled individuals to help provide employment opportunities to those who are Deaf, mentally, and/or physically disabled. This partnership allows HWF to be actively involved in job creation for the populations we serve.
Secure Core Solutions is one of our social enterprises that addresses the need for creation of accommodating jobs while bettering the environment. We have found the perfect partner in CyclePoint to bring SecureCore Solutions to communities across the country.
The e-waste recycling industry is growing at a substantial rate. Job training will be provided to every participant and they will gain crucial job experience in this expansive field. For some participants, this opportunity could launch them into the ever-growing technology field, and the possibility for advancement. Other participants may find their work homes with Secure Core, supporting themselves and/or families with fair compensation and a career that helps the community. Participants will be able to pay it forward by eventually providing training and support to new participants that enter the program. Meaningful employment provides our populations served an alternative to depending on government funds.