GreenCitizen provides pickup services for businesses and a convenient drop off location for consumers at its Burlingame Education EcoCenter. GreenCitizen mission is to develop a sustainable metropolitan model that provides individuals and businesses with a convenient and accountable way to recycle electronics in the San Francisco Bay Area.
GreenCitizen is 100% self-sustaining, without government funding or donations. Revenues generated by 10% of the newer recycled computers and electronics covers the company’s operational expenses and the proper disposal of older electronics. Since inception, GreenCitizen saved over 28 million pounds of electronics from local landfills and global dumps. It has extended the life of over 210,000 reusable computers and electronics, as well as servicing over 250,000 consumers and 27,000 businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area.