ecoATM Pilots Phone Recycling Kiosk

San Diego-based ecoATM, a developer of in-store, electronics trade-in kiosks, said Thursday that it has installed a automated, electronics recycling station for used cell phones in Escondido. According to the startup, it installed its ecoATM Automated eCycling Station in the Westfield North County Shopping Mall, the first pilot of its products. ecoATM is headed by Tom Tullie, former COO of AMCC. The firm was also the winner of the San Diego Venture Group's annual Pitchfest last year.