20 Jul '11, 3pm

Here’s a link to the Obama Admin’s new strategy report on #ewaste outlines the US gvnmnt’s role

Establish a comprehensive and transparent government-wide policy on used Federal electronics that maximizes reuse, clears data and information stored on used equipment, and ensures that all Federal electronics are processed by certified recyclers. Encourage electronics manufacturers to expand their product take-back programs, and use certified recyclers as a minimum standard in those programs, by expanding the use of manufacturer take-back agreements in Federal electronics purchase, rental and service contracts. Require and enable recipients of former Federal equipment that has been sold, transferred, or donated for reuse to use certified recyclers and follow other environmentally sound practices to the greatest extent possible. Improve tracking of used Federal electronics throughout the lifecycle and post comprehensive data sets on Data.gov and other publicly accessible w...

Full article: http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/materials/ecycling/t...

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