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Inside Hong Kong's Toxic Gadget Junkyards

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 06.25.2016 | Technology

Startling new images reveal the terrible conditions in Hong Kong's junkyards, where workers risk their health and safety to break down heaps of illega...

The Terrible Truth About How Your Gadgets Die

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.23.2016 | Technology

The sleek, thin electronics of today are gorgeous to behold -- and hell to recycle. Consumer demand for small devices has helped create a system where...

Urban Mining: Attero Poised to Disrupt e-Waste Recycling

Alice Korngold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Alice Korngold

How does a laptop heading for the trash end up spawning one of The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in India? Rohan Gupta, co-founder of Attero, turned his search for what to do with his old laptop into a company that is trying to radically change how electronic waste is managed globally.

Green News Report -- February 23, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green medals at the Vancouver Olympics; Early spring in Japan; Slow boats to China; EPA under fir...

Raising the Electronics Recycling Bar in China

Robin Wiener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robin Wiener

A few bad actors are not representative of the entire electronics recycling infrastructure, despite what 60 Minutes would have you believe.