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News - E-Waste & Recycling


American Sustainable Business Council Endorses Responsible Electronics Recycling Act to Limit Toxic E-Waste
Source: Market Watch (Jan 10, 2012)

Vegas CES Showcase for ecoATM
Source: environmentalLeader (Jan 4, 2012)

LG Electronics USA Announces Industry-leading Greenhouse Gas Reduction Commitment
Source: PR Newswire (Nov 28, 2011)

EPA Recognizes Accor NA for Environmental Stewardship
Source: Green Lodging News (Oct 17, 2011)

Implications of Obama's National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship
Source: environmentalLeader (Oct 19, 2011)

Arizona Technology Council Foundation's Free Statewide Recycling Day Offers Opportunity to Contribute to Environmental Sustainability
Source: Market Wire; Sept 14, 2011

How E-Waste Fits Into the Agenda in D.C., Texas and California
Source: GreenerComputing; Matthew Wheeland (July 6, 2011)

Sprint Sets Ambitious Zero E-Waste Goal for 2017
Source: GreenBiz; Matthew Wheeland (May 26, 2011)

Toshiba Steps Up E-Waste Recycling to Include Copiers
Source: GreenerComputing (April 27, 2011)

Industry-Wide CE Recycling Effort Launched
Source: Twice (April 13, 2011)

Panasonic Unveils Environmental Goals for North America
Source: environmentalLeader (Jan 6, 2011)

Electronics Recycling Report Card Shows Few Successes
Source: Electronics House; Steven castle (Oct 19, 2010)
See the Full Report Card

What Samsung is Doing to Green Our Gadget Lust
Source: Tree Hugger; Jaymi Heimbuch (Oct 8, 2010)

Manufacturers to Pay for E-Waste under New Wisconsin Law
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 2, 2010)

Call2Recycle challenges Americans to recycle one million pounds of batteries
Source: Call2Recycle (Sept 2010)

Sony Ericsson Elm Tops Mobile Phone Eco Rating
Source: environmentalLeader (Aug 26, 2010)

California Files Charges Against E-waste Recycler's Execs
Source: PC World; Grant Gross, IDG News (Aug 26, 2010)

Shrinking Packages Help Dell Cut Material Use by Nearly 9M Pounds
Source: GreenBiz; Jonathan Bardelline (Aug 24, 2010)

E-Waste Becomes a Top Priority for EPA Action
Source: GreenBiz; Matthew Wheeland (Aug 17, 2010)

GAO Report Advises Federal Role to Manage e-Waste Exports
Source: environmentalLeader (Aug 13, 2010)
Get the GAO Report

MCM Electronics Announces New Environmental Programs
Source: PR Web (July 15, 2010)

PA Moves One Step Closer to an Electronics Recycling Law
Source: environmentalLeader (June 17, 2010)

Gadgets harvest renewable energy
June 8, 2010 03:32 PM ET
Source: Computer World; Agam Shah (June 8, 2010)

NY Passes E-Waste Law, Manufacturers Get Ready To Pay
Source: environmentalLeader (June 1, 2010)

Best Buy Joins EPA Appliance Disposal Program
Source: environmentalLeader (May 28, 2010)

Harris Teeter Offers Electronic Recycling Program Participants Can Use Money At Grocery Store, Donate To School
Reported By Bob Sellers
Source: WSMV/Nashville, TN NBC Affiliate (Apr 26, 2010)

BenQ announces V2410T LED monitor- 24-inch display with eco-credentials
Source: Pocket-lint; Duncan Geere (Apr 26, 2010)

CE Celebrates Earth Day With Promos, News
SourceL TWICE (Apr 22, 2010)

Targus Debuts Pint-Sized Dual Laptop & Gadget Chargers
Source: MarketNews; Christine Persaud (Apr 22, 2010)

iPod vs. iPad Control in a Control4 Home
Source: CEPro; Jason Knott (Apr 22, 2010)

Motorola Struggles to Meet CO2 Emissions, Waste Reduction Goals
Source: environmentalLeader (Apr 21,2010)

Display technology four times more efficient than LCD – Video inside
Source: inAVate (Apr 12, 2010)

Nokia patenting self-charging cellphone battery
Source: Electronista (Mar 8, 2010)

Sanyo Eneloop lite Ni-MH rechargeable batteries are cheap, less filling
Engadget; Thomas Ricker (Mar 8, 2010)

Carbonfund.org Certifies CarbonFree® Motorola W388 Renew+ Phone
Source: Carbonfund.org (Mar 8, 2010)

E-waste processor targets corporate tech lifecycle challenges
ZDNet; Heather Clancy (Mar 8, 2010)

22 kg of gold 'mined' from cell phones in Japanese recycling campaign
The Olympian; Yomiuri Shimbun (Mar 6, 2010)

CEA Backs FTC Action On TV Energy Disclosure Labels
TWICE (Mar 5, 2010)

FTC Proposes EnergyGuide Labels for TVs
Source: Wall Street Journal (Mar 4, 2010)

Panasonic Sees End to TV Unit's Losses
Source: Wall Street Journal; Daisuke Wakabayashi and Juro Osawa (Mar 2010)

Sprint CEO announces green design criteria with new manufacturer report card system
Source: MobileBurn; Todd Haselton (Feb 23, 2010)

Sprint Expands Its Buyback Program; Customers Can Trade in Any Eligible Cell Phone, Even from Other Carriers, for Account Credit
Source: Sprint (Feb 23, 2010)

'Mountains' of e-waste threaten developing world
Source: BBC (Feb 22, 2010)

Urgent Need to Prepare Developing Countries for Surge in E-Wastes
Source: UN Environment Programme (Feb 22, 2010)

Toshiba Expands Recycling Program
Source: Dealerscope (Feb 21, 2010)

New eco-charger to fit all phones
Source: CBBC (Feb 18, 2010)

Electronics: Disposal programmes are in need of some fine-tuning
Source: Financial Times; Mike Scott (Jan 25, 2010)

Amazon adds greener electronics ranking
Source: CNET; Martin LaMonica (Jan 20, 2010)

Apple patent application reveals Smart-Home Energy Management Dashboard System
Source: Mac Daily News (Jan 14, 2010)

Nokia, Sony Ericsson Retain Top Spots in Green Electronics Guide
Source: GreenerComputing (Jan 7, 2010)
Download the full Greener Electronics Guide 2010

Manufacture for Green and Sustainable Design
Source: environmentalLeader; David Dornfeld (Dec 30, 2009)

E-Recycling Bill Passes in Wisconsin
Source: Dealer Scope; Stephen Silver (Oct 27, 2009)

Recycling Revisited
Source: Home Entertainment; Adrienne Maxwell (Oct 8, 2009)

Apple, Sony Ericsson Lead in Removing Harmful Chemicals from Electronics
Source: environmentalLeader (October 7, 2009)

Electronics Manufacturers Would Fund E-Waste Disposal Under Proposed Rules In Connecticut
Source: The Hartford Courant; Josh Kovner (Sep 24, 2009)

The Small Screen Get Sustainable: Greenopia Rates HDTVs for Eco-Friendliness
Source: Greenopia; Katherine Butler ( Sept 8, 2009)

The Energy Whip Comes Down on TVs
New Energy Star standards for energy-efficient TVs will save 40 to 65 percent in electricity.
Source: Electronic House; Steven Castle (Sept 4, 2009)

Green Technology -AT&T Estimates Recycling 14 Million Wireless Devices by 2011
Source: Rajani Baburajan; Green TMCnet (July 27, 2009)

E-Waste Recycling Partnerships Proliferate
Source: environmentalLeader (July 23, 2009)

The elements of sustainability
Source: Plan Your Meetings; Lindsay Smith (July 11, 2009)

Costco Partners with Gazelle to Deliver Recycling Program
Source: environmentaLeader; July 10, 2009

Sony Ericsson Joins Nokia, Samsung as 'Greener' Electronics Makers
Source: environmentalLeader (July 2, 2009)

Electronics Firms Face Off Against Mandated Recycling Programs
Source: environmentalLeader (July 2, 2009)

T-Mobile Intros a New Green Mobile Application
Source: TMCNet; Anshu Shrivastava (June 30, 2009)

An Indie Record Store Fights for Survival
To save their indie record store chain, the owners of Millennium Music decided to completely change it

Source: Inc.; Ryan McCarthy (June 2009)

Environment Takes Back Seat To Comfort, Convenience
Source: environmentalLeader (June 23, 2009)

Green groups slam governor's 'e-waste' bill Environmentalists charge Gov. David Paterson's electronics recycling proposal goes too easy on tech companies
Source: Crains New York Business; Erik Engquist (June 5, 2009)

Firms Partnering with EPA Recycle More Than 66.5M Pounds of Electronics in 2008
Source: GreenBiz ( January 9, 2009)

Greenpeace: Electronics Makers Improve, But No 'Truly Green Product' Yet
Source: environmentalLeader (January 9, 2009)
also see Green Electronics: the search continues and the Green Peace Committee PDF Report

Technology Companies Push Indian E-Waste Recycling Programs
Source: Greener Computing; Ariel Schwartz (December 30, 2008)

Oregon Makes Brands Pay to Recycle E-Products
Source: environmental Leader December 29, 2008

Green Kiosks Interact with Mobile Phones
Source: Sound & Video Contractor; John W. DeWitt (December 23, 2008)

Green Packing to Save Dell Over $8 Mln
Source: Digital Trends; Geoff Duncan (December 17, 2008)

Green and Climate-Friendly Televisions
Keep old TVs functional, find the greenest and least-toxic new ones, and learn about responsible electronics recycling

Source: Green America, Real Green (Nov/Dec 2008)

Not in My Backyard: Stopping Illegal Export of Junked Televisions and Computers
Source: Scientific American; David Biello (November 19, 2008)

New E-Waste Standards: Junking Electronic Gadgets without Trashing the Planet
Voluntary efforts by manufacturers are beginning to eliminate some of the most toxic compounds in e-waste
Scientific American; David Biello (June 19, 2008)

Samsung Launches U.S. Recycling Program
Digital Trends; Geoff Duncan September 03, 2008

Best Buy Tests Free E-Waste Recycling
Digital Trends;Geoff Duncan (June 2, 2008)

States: Keep old TVs out of landfills
USA Today; Wendy Koch (Aug. 18, 2008)

Panasonic Redoubles Green Efforts
This Week in Consumer Electronics (TWICE); John Laposky (July 23, 2008)

Picture This: It's Getting Easier to Be Green
How AV can make a difference in the environment
Sound & Video Contractor; Jeff Sauer (Apr 1, 2008)

Choosing an Energy-Efficient TV
Scientific American (July 15, 2008)

Steve Jobs: New Apple Nano iPods to be Greener
Treehugger.com; Michael Graham Richard, Gatineau (September 9, 2008)

Digital Diet: Computing industry gets serious about energy conservation
Scientific American; David Biello (April 2008)


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