Chemical Engineering 497B, 2000-2001

University of Washington

During the 2000-2001 Academic Year, a group of 13 chemical engineering students have been preparing
a business plan to recycle computers. They have interacted with company and government officials,
as well as instructors in engineering and business. The reports below are their presentations on June 1, 2001

Powerpoint presentations by the different companies, June 1, 2001. Rebytes----- Mainframes----- R3PC

Presentations by Rebytes summarizing articles in the Journal of Electronics Manufacturing, April 6, 2001. Summaries

The following links have been contributed by readers,
often young people searching to make our world better!

  • How kids can learn about the environment and what we can do to help! Thanks to Mitch for the link.
  • Recycling glass, plastic, and more. With games! Thanks to Jeremy and Melissa for the link.
  • Good practices for young people eager to be good environmental stewards at home. Thanks to Carolyn for the link.
  • Shared by Sharon's camp, 2012.
  • More info on recycling, environmental impact, and how kids can get involved.
  • Environmental games for kids. Thanks to Mitch for the link.
  • Use technology in an environmentally friendly way. Thanks to Stephen for the link.
  • Books for kids on environmental issues. Thanks to Jess for the link.
  • Grammar check, in case you write a theme! Thanks to Neha for the link.

    Phones and Electronics

  • Reduce your e-waste. Thanks to Sarah Hollenbeck at Soda.
  • How to recycle electronics, and be careful about security! Thanks to Elsie Weisskoff of
  • Recycle phones. Thanks to Aghilas.
  • Awesome uses for your old smartphone. Thanks to Will.

    Around Home

  • A Guide to recycling throughout the home
  • Kitchen Composting


  • Recycling Glass (see also the PowerPoint sites above)
  • and even make old furniture into new furniture!
  • Also see a website made by a reader: Lots more info.