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Electronic Waste

From Bangalore to São Paulo: How Five Cities Are Tackling the Problem of Toxic Waste

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Many substances -- including electronic waste -- pose all sorts of dangers to the health of individuals and the environment.

Will Dumping Old Electronics Soon Be Illegal?

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green

DENVER (AP) — Henry Renteria-Vigil, once a welfare recipient, found his riches in the wastelands of Colorado's landfills. He did so b...

Self-Healing Electronics Could Reduce E-Waste

Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Angeli Duffin: With the amount of e-waste reaching astonishing heights, the possibility of self-healing electronics is too goo...

New Online System Makes e-Waste Collection Easy

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

e-Waste is a difficult problem when it comes to keeping it out of waste streams. Unlike typical recycling with a blue bin offered in practically every...

You Are What You Waste

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

The problem of excess waste goes much deeper than wanting or using too much stuff. It's a deeply ingrained systemic problem that results in damage to our environment and our health in ways that go way beyond trash.

Green News Report: October 28, 2010 (Audio)

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

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Congrats ...

Green News Report: July 20, 2010 (Audio)

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

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Confirmed ...

Times Square Recycle Billboard Made From Recyclables

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

I was scouting near Times Square on Friday when I noticed a neat new billboard on 7th Ave promoting Best Buy's electronics recycle program.

Five Items You Should Always Recycle

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Recycling is one of the easiest steps you can take toward living green--but some recycling matters more than others.

Dismantling India's E-Waste: Potential for Green Jobs?

Bharati Chaturvedi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bharati Chaturvedi

The scale is astounding. One estimate is that at Indians generated at least 383979 metric tons of e-waste in 2007. And by 2011, it will have climbed to over 400,000 tons.

Life Cycle: E-Wasted

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Be aware, it takes even more energy and resources, pound for pound, to produce a Dell than a Dodge. A computer's energy usage has just begun once it leaves the factory, though.