Replacement Part Buying: The Importance of Part Number Matching in Laptops

Some not-so-common-sense advice on purchasing replacement parts for your laptop This post covers a couple of topics in the area of purchasing an appropriate replacement part for your broken laptop.  ...

Data Theft Prevention and the Perils of E-Waste Disposal

Some thoughts on data destruction and security when disposing of your PC. I’ve been meaning to write this article for quite some time and recent research into bulk drive erasure ...

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A Day in the Life of an Electronics Drive

Things are heating up this spring for the Green Penguin team. April is going to be our busiest month yet, with several electronics waste drives we are co-hosting with some of our favorite community partners. Things at Green Penguin are just GO-GO-GO! Earth Day is coming quickly, and we at Green Penguin want to make […]

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Green Penguin, Inc. Gears Up for Electronic Waste Clean-Ups on the West Side of Providence

Green Penguin, Inc. has partnered with ecoRI Environmental News and WBNA to collect electronics –working or non-working – at the WBNA Neighborhood Wide Spring Clean Up. Providence, RI, April 1, 2012: Green Penguin, Inc. has partnered with ecoRI and WBNA to collect electronic waste (commonly referred to as e-waste) on Saturday, April 28th in support […]

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Green Penguin, Inc. Strives to Assist Consumers on Re-Use, Re-Cycling, and Reducing Electronic Waste to Keep It Out of Landfills.

Green Penguin, Inc. has partnered with ecoRI Environmental News to collect electronics –working or non-working – at the weekly Hope Artiste Village Wintertime Farmers’ Market in Pawtucket. Providence, RI, February 8, 2012: Green Penguin, Inc. has partnered with ecoRI to collect electronic waste (commonly referred to as e-waste) every Saturday during the Winter Time Farmers’ […]

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Green Penguin, Inc. Is Focused on Keeping Electronic Waste Out of Rhode Island’s Landfills.

Green Penguin, Inc. has teamed up with Providence Whole Foods Markets to promote America Recycles Day on November 15th with an electronics waste recycling drive. With America Recycles Day being the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling in the US, Green Penguin is striving to educate Rhode Island residents to recycle […]

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Easy Laptop LCD Screen Diagnostics: Bad Backlight(?)

To Backlight or Not to Backlight? Is it Actually Broken, That is the Question: So, you think you’ve got a bad backlight or a tech-savvy friend of yours turned on your laptop and said you have a bad backlight. .  . spoiler alert: there’s a big  (and important) difference between your laptop’s LCD backlight not […]

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