21 Jul '11, 4pm

About time! - Obama Administration Announces Stronger Stance on E-Waste:

About time! - Obama Administration Announces Stronger Stance on E-Waste:

The EPA announced that Dell and Sprint CEOs stood with Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator, Nancy Sutley, White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair, and Martha N. Johnson, General Services Administrator, to announce the strategy for "responsible electronic design, purchasing, management and recycling that will promote the burgeoning electronics recycling market and jobs of the future here at home." The strategy includes federal government action to: · promote the development of more efficient and sustainable electronic products; · direct federal agencies to buy, use, reuse and recycle their electronics responsibly; · support recycling options and systems for American consumers; and · strengthen America's role in the international electronics stewardship arena. There is talk that the GSA will eliminate products that don't comply with "robust energy efficiency or enviro...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/obama-administrat...

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