21 Jul '11, 12pm

Are we just starting to get a handle on e-waste in the US? #recycle

Are we just starting to get a handle on e-waste in the US? #recycle

On July 20 in Austin, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced the Obama Administration’s “National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship.” Photo: USEPA/Eric Vance Find your local recycling solution for electronics On Wednesday EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson held a press call with top names in the electronics industry to announce a new strategy for responsible design, purchasing management and recycling for electronics. The Obama Administration’s “National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship” will put more of a burden on the federal government to monitor the United States’ manufacturing of more efficient electronics and its handling of its mounting e-waste. As the world’s largest electronics consumer, the U.S. generates almost 2.5 million tons of used electronics annually. Under the new strategy, the federal government will promote more sustainable electronics and direct f...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2011/07/21/epa-national-strategy...

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Here’s a link to the Obama Admin’s new strategy...

epa.gov 20 Jul '11, 3pm

Establish a comprehensive and transparent government-wide policy on used Federal electronics that maximizes reuse, clears ...

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The EPA announced that Dell and Sprint CEOs stood with Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator, Nancy Sutley, White House Council ...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 26 Jul '11, 8pm

MoMA; Senseable City Lab, M.I.T. An exhibition image of electronic waste zizagging across the United States. Our electroni...