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Created by dipity on Mar 11, 2009
Last updated: 10/28/10 at 04:30 AM
Govt 'too slow' over E-waste lawRTHKThe environmental concern group, Friends of The Earth, has accused the government of being too slow on the introduction of a law to control electronic waste ...
E-waste fraud put in spotlightSan Francisco ExaminerThe arrests of three Peninsula men who are due to be arraigned next week have cast light on a little-known fraud problem in the e-waste recycling industry. ...
Trial e-waste pickup program to start next weekMilpitas PostA Hayward-based company will start a small free trial program in Milpitas next week to pick up electronic waste for ...
SupremeMasterTV.com—Golden Age Technology EcoATM Responsible and Convenient E-Waste Recycling. Episode: 1443, Air Date: 27 August 2010
Electronic Recyclers International CEO Addresses EcoTuesday Sustainable ...Business Wire (press release)Shegerian fielded questions from the audience and also spoke of the global environmental problems caused by e-waste and explained the long-range ...ERI named local company of the yearFresno Business Journalall 7 news articles »
New York TimesGreen: Lessons Learned on an E-Waste OdysseyNew York TimesMy post on Sunday about the challenges of trying to dispose of my family's e-waste collection obviously touched a nerve. Many readers submitted valuable ...and more »
Environmental LeaderReport says US Government Dumps e-Waste, Poisons PrisonersCommon Dreams (press release)The report, entitled “Review of Federal Prison Industries' Electronic-Waste Recycling Program,” not only admits e-wastes are exported to developing ...Union for Federal Prison Officers Reacts to Inspector General's Prison ...PR Newswire (press release)The Toxic EdgeThe Cutting Edgeall 15 news articles »
MSN SingaporeeBay Debuts E-waste Trade-in ProgramEarth911.comTrade-in e-waste programs have gained popularity in recent years, with retailers including Office Depot, Radio Shack and Sam's Club offering similar ...eBay's New Instant Sale Gives You Cash To Recycle Your Electronics [Recycling ...TFTS (blog)all 23 news articles »
New York TimesGreen: An E-Waste Recycling OdysseyNew York TimesMost Americans know that e-waste is supposed to be recycled. Items like cellphones, batteries, televisions, digital clocks, video game systems and broken ...and more »
www.spyfilms.com - Old electronics? WE WANT IT! Director Trevor Cornish Agency: Publicis
Murray Wilson - "eWaste and the Social Landfill" President of tps Consulting Editing generously underwritten by Georgia Tech Savannah: www.gtsav.gatech.edu Full biography tedxcreativecoast.com Murray's concern with the problems presented by unwanted but usable old computers being discarded in landfills led him to an unexpected solution. He talks to TEDxCreativeCoast 2010 about the problems of e-waste, the digital divide, and how a local youth organization is tackling a small part of the problem by giving back to those most in need. AboutTEDxCreativeCoast Savannah, Georgia - June 18th 2010 Theme: Designing Creativity tedxcreativecoast.com http twitter.com flickr.com Editing provided by Nicole Calkins About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
Kenya currently has over 10 million analogue television sets. with the digital migration there is a potential of then 10 millio sets being disposed. And considering that there are over 10 million mobile users in the market with phones that have less than 2 years in durability the risk of electronic waste there is need for preparedness in how kenya can manage such waste in the near future as it is bound to be a challenge. Has Kenya become the new Haven for dumping of obsolete technology. How do we handle old electronic gadgets and how well do we avoid contaminating our environment with toxics like Lead and Mercury? Kamau Mbote explores this hot Topic With the George Mudhune of LG. Each day the electronic devices we have become obsolete due to the fact that technology evolves daily.
On the Spring 2010 voyage, faculty members Dan Sprau and Edel Guenther led a field practicum to an e-waste site in Ghana. Students in the course "Investing in a Sustainable Future" created this video to summarize their experience and reflect on the issues they witnessed. Professor Erika Patterson and videographer Henri Bristol also provided footage and consultation on this video.
EDUCATING PEOPLE ON ECO & E-WASTEStar of MysoreMysore, Apr. 4 (KK&KMC)- Eco-literacy and e-waste management campaign, a weekly programme conducted for the past 10 years, was held at Kuk-karahalli Lake in ...
Sunday Times.lkSL dumps 40000 tonnes of recyclable hazardous wasteSunday Times.lkSpeaking exclusively to the Business Times, Mr. Nalin Gunaratne, the Managing Director of NS Gunaratne and Co., and its e-waste subsidiary Green Link, ...
EarthTechling (blog)Office Depot Gets Green Thumb With E-Waste Recycling PromoEarthTechling (blog)Additionally, Office Depot is aiming at collecting 400 tons of e-waste during a one-month window in honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. ...and more »
This video was submitted as an entry for the 2010 International E-waste Design Competition that is being held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It documents our stance on the current state of our society, its dependence on technology, and the problems that that dependence has caused. It contains photographic imagery, renderings produced from 3-dimensional computer models of our design, and an animation of the final iteration of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) stop that we have designed as a means to spread awareness of e-waste issues throughout the public realm.
END OF LIFE: India Attempts to Curb Deluge of E-WasteSan Leandro India WestConcurrently, the US is also considering legislation to ban the export of electronic waste to the developing world. “From an Indian perspective, ...
Mother Nature NetworkGreen your e-waste this April 1Mother Nature NetworkWhen it comes to disposing of electronic waste — the deleted messages, documents and files that form the detritus of a typical system — the computing ...
Cox Hosts E-Waste Recycling Events in Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia and ...SYS-CON Media (press release)CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications is hosting electronics or e-waste recycling events on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at varied ...Cox and USO Partner on Cell Phone Recycling Program with Proceeds Benefiting ...SYS-CON Media (press release)all 12 news articles »
Electronic Recyclers International Bulks Up Executive Roster with Industry LeadersMarketWatch (press release)Now the largest recycler of electronic waste in the world, Fresno-headquartered Electronic Recyclers International is licensed to de-manufacture and recycle ...and more »
Programme "Computers to Educate" - e-Waste management, job creation and robotic toys. The Ministry of the Environment in Colombia shared with the United Nations Division for Sustainable Development (DSD) a documentary describing experiences in implementing the agenda of the eighteenth session of the Commission for Sustainable Development (CSD-18 bit.ly on "Waste Management".
HHW/E-Waste collection event runs April 10SignalFor more information on the Household Hazardous Waste/E-Waste Round-Up and additional Household Hazardous Waste permanent collection centers, ...Hazardous Waste Collection Day upcomingSlidell Sentry Newsall 11 news articles »
How Green Are You?The Cougar's ByteE-waste (electronic waste) contains mercury and other toxics and is a growing environmental problem. Changes do not always begin with a big bang, ...and more »
Garb Oil & Power envisions building 10 e-cycling plantsAmerican Metal MarketGarb Oil & Power Corp. said it expects to lead a consortium of six companies in building 10 electronic waste ...and more »
A closed loopSouth Bend TribuneLast summer, the Indiana legislature adopted an Electronic Waste Program to reduce the amount of such waste reaching landfills — and requiring manufacturers ...and more »
Everything Long Beach (press release)3rd District e-waste collection is todayContra Costa TimesA free 3rd District electronic waste recycling event will be held today from 9 am to 1 pm in the Cornerstone Church parking lot at 1000 N. Studebaker Road. ...Recycle your e-waste for free at 3rd district collection driveEverything Long Beach (press release)all 2 news articles »
Credits: Tiffany Ball-llovera, Vanessa Gaudin, Vivian Arcila, Xavier Gonzalez, Erica Rodriguez Miami- Dade County Solid Waste Department Recycling Centers West Dade Permanent Home Chemical Collection Center 8831 NW 58 Street South Dade Permanent Home Chemical Collection Center 23707 SW 97 Avenue, Gate-B North Dade 21500 NW 47 Avenue Palm Springs North 7870 NW 178 Street West Little River 1830 NW 79 Street Golden Glades 140 NW 160 Street Sunset Kendall 8000 SW 107 Avenue Eureka Drive 9401 SW 184 Street West Perrine 16651 SW 107 Ave Moody Drive 12970 SW 268 Street Homestead Site 548 SE 6 Avenue Manufacturer and Retailer Departments: AT&T, Verizon, T- Mobile Reuse and Recycle Best Buy, Office Depot Dell, Sony, HP, Toshiba LG electronics, Motorola, Samsung EBay Recycle centers: Escrape Earthecycle GRT Electronic Recyclers Recycled PC Parts, Inc. GRC Wireless Recycling
India TalkiesBan of e-waste export likely to worsen global environmental problemSifyTo recover copper from e-waste, for instance, wires are pulled out, piled up and burned to remove insulation covering the copper. ...Worries over electronic waste from the developing worldNature.com (subscription)Current E-Waste Policies Not WorkingallvoicesUS Proposal for Ban on e-Waste Exports Won't Solve - and Could Worsen - the ...TreehuggerEarthTechling (blog) -Salt Lake Tribune -Journal Watchall 31 news articles »
Garb-Oil & Power Corporation (GARB): This movie switched between a 3D model of an E-Waste plant and the actual operating plant, it provides a very good walk through helping you to understand the process. More information available www.garbop.com Stock Symbol: GARB.OB
This is a very interesting short documentary by Greenpeace showing the harm that computer recycling in India is inflicting on workers' health. Underlines why recycling needs to be carefully regulated.
UC Irvine's E-waste expert Oladele Ogunseitan seeks to eradicate toxins from cell phones, computers and other common products. Video by Kerrin Piche Serna, University Communications. More: zotzine.uci.edu
E-Waste Processing in our 850 Shredder
unsw's Miles Park on how his digital radio add-on will extend the life of analogue radios.
This is something I have put together from 4-6 different documentaries to use as a short presentation to quickly show people the problems with e-waste. Sorry about tthe quality as I am not much of an editor nor film maker. I used footage from the following documentaries "edump" the documentary - 20min michaelzhao.net Exporting Harm The High-Tech Trashing of Asia - 23min www.ban.org The Digital Dump Exporting Re-use and Abuse to Africa - 23min www.ban.org Electronics-Mexico - A short video 4min fom Greenpeace I think (Cannot identify orginal producer) And a short doco made about India e-waste which I am not sure where from
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eWaste Recycling Event for Maine HouseholdsMaineToday.comBy making a small donation to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland, eWaste Recycling Solutions will dispose of these unwanted items for you. ...and more »
e-Waste: FG to Introduce Stiffer TariffsTHISDAYAttorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr Michael Aondoakaa, who expressed government's position at the opening of an international conference on e-waste ...
Recycling the digitalMother Nature NetworkAfter all, as Gordon puts it, "E-waste is hardly trash; while some materials in electronic waste are potentially hazardous, others are quite valuable. ...
E-waste policy forges aheadThe AustralianSHOPPERS would be willing to pay an extra $18-$27 for a new computer or television to increase Australia's electronic waste recycling efforts from just 9 ...A Word About Recycling - July 19, 2009San Marcos Daily RecordK-Rudd & Co Considering Tax On TVs and PCs To Pay For RecyclingGizmodo AustraliaGovernment to impose TV tax to pay for recyclingDynamic BusinessSunday Times.auall 7 news articles »
Is the UK government serious about halting e-waste dumping in Ghana?Ghana Business NewsIt is known that electronics waste or e-waste contains a dangerous cocktail of poisonous chemicals that pose grave dangers to human life and the environment ...and more »
E-waste reform in the spotlightEnvironmental Management News (subscription)Deciding whether the responsibility, and more specifically the costs, of e-waste recycling rest with companies or consumers is being scrutinised by the ...
G-OnlinePublic's thoughts wanted on national e-waste approachG-OnlineA national approach for dealing with Australia's e-waste is closer to being realised, with the public invited to comment on proposed ...
Telegraph.co.ukLeading article: End these poisonous exportsIndependentBritain is responsible for about 15 per cent of EU waste, with most of us throwing away four pieces of what is called "e-waste" every year. ...Brazil prepares to return UK rubbish, fines firmsReutersBritain dumping Toxic Waste in GhanaGhana NewsBritish probe into 'toxic waste dumping' in BrazilAFPTimes Online -Independentall 227 news articles »
State Senate Fails to Pass E-Waste BillWNYCNEW YORK, NY July 19, 2009 —Albany lawmakers came close, but ultimately failed to pass an e-waste bill, requiring manufacturers to dispose ...
Rethink urged on e-wasteStuff.co.nzComputer Access New Zealand fears volunteers may be left to deal with electronic waste for several years, ...and more »
Ewaste is the fastest growing waste stream in the world, with over 50 million tons of waste from computers, printers and cellphones being dumped, mostly in Africa. See what a small group of innovative ewaste activists from the Ewaste Alliance and EWASA are doing in Cape Town, South Africa. Ewaste jewelry, anyone?
Corporate socialism = maximize profit, socialize risk. "Had President Obama seen the e-waste dump in Accra, Ghana, I am sure he would have been emotionally affected as he was during his visit to Cape Coast Castle." politicalsnapshots.wordpress.com PBS.org ..."hundreds of thousands of tons of American e-waste makes its way into China, despite laws intended to stop it." PBS documentary: Ghana, Digital Dumping Ground "Just a few miles from Hong Kongs port, hidden behind eight-foot-high corrugated walls, are mountains of computer monitors, printer cartridges from Georgia, relics of old video arcades In China, e-waste has become big business. The southern Chinese city of Guiyu has been completely built around the e-waste trade. Miles and miles of nothing but old electronics. Jim Puckett is an environmental activist credited with discovering this harmful e-waste route to China. He has accompanied the team to Guiyu, a place he first visited eight years ago, and calls it the dirty little secret of the hi-tech industry. Video Puckett shot in 2001 was the first anyone had documented showing Western computers being dumped in Guiyu. He found tens of thousands of people working here in the toxic trade. On this return visit, Puckett says things have gotten worse. I was there first in 2001 and it was shocking enough then. It had gone from very bad to really horrific. And what is happening there is rather apocalyptic. One of the most disturbing things Puckett points out is happening ...
Entrevista con el ingeniero ambiental Esteban Jiménez Roldán, Gerente General de la Empresa ecycling SAS ecycling es la primera organización en Colombia especializada en la Gestión Integral de Activos Electrónicos Posconsumo, y el desarrollo de soluciones para la Gestión de Cambio Tecnológico (manejo de obsolescencia). Dichas soluciones incluyen entre otras el reciclaje, tratamiento y disposición final segura y ambientalmente sostenible de residuos electrónicos, con especial énfasis en dispositivos de telecomunicaciones e informática. ______________________________________________ Interview with environmental engineer Esteban Jiménez Roldán, E-cycling SAS Managing Director (CEO) ecycling is the First Electronic Waste (e-waste) Recycling Plant in Colombia. It offers a complete portfolio of solutions for posconsume electronic asset management, servicing primarily the private sector in head of original equipment manufacturers, financial institutions, hardware distributors, as well as equipment refurbishing programs and specific medium and large size businesses. The operation of this plant constitutes an integral development strategy for Colombia and the region, not only as a business opportunity, but also as a highly impacting activity on the current and future generations quality of life. Its activities avoid pollution and reduce the need to extract valuable and limited virgin resources. It also reduces greenhouse gas emissions caused by manufacturing new products; many ...