ProTek Recycling Inc. was founded in 2012 by engineering graduates from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with the goal of developing a process for recycling all types of electronics from the ground-up. And most importantly, a process that could be sustainable while still being cost-effective.
ProTek Recycling is a New York State registered electronic waste collection and recycling firm (DEC # 00838). It selects it’s downstream vendors with great care, ensuring that any end-of-life material that could potentially be hazardous is given only to R2 or eStewards certified companies. In addition, it also has a strict zero-landfill policy for any electronic material and has recycling programs for non-electronic materials such as cardboard and plastics.
(Source : ProTek Website (http://www.protekrecycling.com/about))