News from ecoATM A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

May 21, 2014, 09:00 ET
ecoATM survey reveals younger U.S. mobile device owners hoard old smart phones and tablets (PRNewsFoto/ecoATM)

Younger U.S. Mobile Device Owners Hoard Old Smart Phones and Tablets, ecoATM® Survey Finds

Although most Americans know that a variety of items around the house, like clothes and jewelry, can quickly translate into cash, many don't...

Apr 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
ecoATM survey reveals less than half of device owners would consider recycling unwanted phones, tablets and MP3 players.  (PRNewsFoto/ecoATM)

The Modern Day Recycling Dilemma: How to Safely Sell or Recycle Unwanted Cell Phones and Tablets

While Americans are well educated on the benefits of recycling bottles, cans and paper, the same can't be said of electronic devices. The...

Jan 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
ecoATM, the nationwide network of automated electronics recycling kiosks, has officially recycled more than two million phones and devices in its four-year history. ecoATM's more than 800 kiosks, which are located in shopping malls and retailers, recycle consumer electronics and provide cash payments as an incentive for consumers to recycle.  (PRNewsFoto/ecoATM)

Americans Embracing Recycling for Phones and Electronics; ecoATM® Marks Two Million Devices Recycled

 On the heels of a holiday season in which one in three* Americans said they planned on giving electronics as gifts, ecoATM®...

May 29, 2013, 15:42 ET

ecoATM Turns Used Phones into Donations for OK Strong Fund

 ecoATM, the company that allows consumers to recycle used mobile phones, tablets, and MP3 players for cash, now allows the option for users to...

May 22, 2013, 13:22 ET

ecoATM Appoints Law Enforcement Advisory Board

In an effort to further refine the efficiency and process of collecting and recycling used electronics and better serve law enforcement agencies to...

Apr 23, 2013, 15:35 ET

ecoATM Turns Old Cell Phones into Donations for The One Fund Boston

 ecoATM, the company that allows consumers to recycle used mobile phones, tablets, and MP3 players for cash, now allows the option for users to...

Apr 17, 2013, 08:45 ET
ecoATM One Million Phones Infographic.  (PRNewsFoto/ecoATM)

ecoATM Recycles More Than One Million Electronic Devices

 ecoATM, the company that allows consumers to recycle used mobile phones, tablets, and MP3 players for immediate cash, announced today that it...

Feb 06, 2013, 15:59 ET

ecoATM Secures $40 Million in Mezzanine Debt Financing to Expand Network of Automated Recycling Kiosks

ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its innovative kiosks that fully automate the buy-back of used consumer electronics,...

Sep 17, 2012, 08:30 ET

ecoATM Scales Up to Meet Consumer Demand of Trade-Ups to New iPhone 5

ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its innovative kiosks that fully automate the buy-back of used mobile phones and other...

Aug 08, 2012, 08:20 ET

ecoATM Expands Network of Instant Cash Recycling Kiosks Into Texas

ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its innovative kiosks that fully automate the buy-back of used mobile phones and other...

May 01, 2012, 10:00 ET

ecoATM Attracts $17 Million in Second Round of Investments

ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its innovative kiosks that automate the buy-back of...

Jan 03, 2012, 10:00 ET

ecoATM's Innovative Consumer Electronics Recycling Kiosk Uses Advanced Technology to Solve E-Waste Problem

ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its innovative kiosks that automate the buy-back of...

Nov 01, 2011, 08:40 ET

ecoATM Named Winner of TechAmerica High Tech Award

ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its innovative kiosks that buy-back and recycle...

Sep 13, 2011, 15:47 ET

ecoATM™ Selected by AlwaysOn as a GoingGreen Global 200 Winner

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its...

Sep 08, 2011, 12:51 ET

ecoATM™ Announces R2 and ISO14001 Certification

ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its innovative retail kiosks that buy back and recycle...

Feb 16, 2011, 07:45 ET

Coinstar and Claremont Creek Ventures Co-Lead Series A Investment in ecoATM(TM)

ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its innovative kiosks that buy-back and recycle...

Feb 16, 2011, 07:45 ET

ecoATM(TM) Wins National Science Foundation Grant and First Patent

ecoATM, the award-winning San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its innovative kiosks that recycle consumer...

Dec 17, 2010, 08:55 ET

ecoATM Announces Incentivized Laptop Computer Take-Back Program in Partnership With Nebraska Furniture Mart

ecoATM, the San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its innovative kiosks that buy-back and recycle consumer...

Nov 17, 2010, 07:45 ET

Popular Science Honors ecoATM With Its 2010 Best of What's New Award in Green Technology

ecoATM, the San Diego start-up known for its commitment to the environment and its innovative kiosks that recycle consumer electronics, has won...

May 18, 2010, 07:50 ET

ecoATM Wins Innovative Product of the Year Award at International Electronics Recycling Conference & Expo

The International Electronics Recycling Conference & Expo 2010 (IERCE) will recognize ecoATM with its Innovative Product of the Year Award at...