26 Jul '11, 8pm

Where's your old cell phone? #ttmTalkBack tracks the 3 million annual tons of e-waste with sensors and cameras @nytimes

MoMA; Senseable City Lab, M.I.T. An exhibition image of electronic waste zizagging across the United States. Our electronic gadgets are such an integral part of our daily routines that they have become extensions of ourselves. Some people are so attached to their smartphones that they even talk and text while showering. Yet, for all the love we lavish on them, when a faster computer or a sleeker phone enters the market, our intimate companions are promptly discarded. BackTalk, a project of M.I.T.’s Senseable City Lab that is now on display at the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan, seeks to better understand what becomes of the three million tons of electronic waste disposed of annually in the United States. The display is part of the exhibition “Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects,” which opened to the public on Sunday. BakTalk transforms ob...

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sustainablebusiness.com 27 Jul '11, 12pm

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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

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

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earth911.com 21 Jul '11, 12pm

On July 20 in Austin, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced the Obama Administration’s “National Strategy for Electroni...

Wonder where your cell phone, camera, or computer went after you donated/recycled/lost it? MIT is tracking them down:

Wonder where your cell phone, camera, or comput...

treehugger.com 21 Jul '11, 4pm

MIT used GPS tracking devices embedded in gadgets from cell phones to printer cartridges to netbooks. They used those trac...

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