13 Apr '11, 6pm

Consumer Electronics Industry to Triple E-Cycling Rates - Earth911.com: Best Buy, Sony and Toshiba are among the...

Consumer Electronics Industry to Triple E-Cycling Rates - Earth911.com: Best Buy, Sony and Toshiba are among the...

One billion pounds of electronics, if not properly recycled, would fill about 88.9 million cubic feet, equivalent to an entire 71,000-seat NFL stadium. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Praveenp Best Buy, Sony and Toshiba are among the consumer electronics industry leaders that today pledged to increase electronics recycling to 1 billion pounds annually by 2016, more than triple the 300 million pounds recycled in 2010. The multi-pronged initiative rejects state-by-state laws in favor of a national solution that combines consumer education with a push for a larger, more accountable recycling infrastructure. In practice, that means raising public awareness about the nation’s 5,000 current collection sites, developing new channels for e-recycling and codifying strict standards to properly dispose of e-waste – plus using the industry’s national reach to get there. Find your local recyc...

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