25 Jul '11, 1pm

Feds Unveil First Strategy to Control Electronics Waste: "We are very disappointed that the Task Force missed th...

The US government is making its first effort to address electronics waste. An Interagency Task Force - chaired by the White House Council on Environmental Quality, Environmental Protection Agency, and General Services Administration, outlined the new federal strategy in a new report released last week with much fanfare in Austin, Texas. As outlined in the report, the US government will: promote 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 Americans strengthen America’s role in the international electronics stewardship arena Although the strategy is strong on green design, which in itself would reduce waste, and addresses the need for using certified recyclers, it fails to address what is generally recognized as the most serious...

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A Global Pinball Game: Tracking E-Waste

green.blogs.nytimes.com 25 Jul '11, 4pm

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

LG Electronics First to Commit to Certified E-W...

sustainablebusiness.com 27 Jul '11, 12pm

LG Electronics Inc. (066570.KS) today announced a commitment to use third-party certification for verifying how its electr...

Europol task force to investigate non-Islamist ...

todayonline.com 25 Jul '11, 1am

LONDON - In the wake of the attacks in Norway, the European police agency is setting up a task force of more than 50 exper...

Brooklyn's First Certified Green Chinese Restau...

treehugger.com 25 Jul '11, 2am

Where but in New York City can you find fresh comforting Chinese food sans Styrofoam, in a restaurant rocking green certif...

Brooklyn's First Certified Green Chinese Restau...

treehugger.com 25 Jul '11, 2am

Where but in New York City can you find fresh comforting Chinese food sans Styrofoam, in a restaurant rocking green certif...

Green: A Global Pinball Game: Tracking E-Waste

green.blogs.nytimes.com 25 Jul '11, 9pm

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

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Waste is expensive: If #Seattle diverts 60% of its waste by 2012, the city will save $2M. It's on its way:

Waste is expensive: If #Seattle diverts 60% of ...

earth911.com 28 Jul '11, 11am

Seattle has set an all-time high for recycling and composting, diverting 53.7 percent of its waste from landfills in 2010,...

Props to @Dell, @Sony and @Sprint for vowing to...

environmentalleader.com 21 Jul '11, 2pm

For Immediate Release July 20, 2011 ISRI Lauds Obama Administration on Common-Sense Steps to Shut Down Bad Actors in Inter...