14 Apr '11, 3pm

Electronics Industry Launches Misleading e-Waste Recycling Initiative: An industry-wide recycling intiative laun...

An industry-wide recycling intiative launched Wednesday by the Consumer Electronics Association is flawed and misleading according to two watchdog groups. The Consumer Electronics Association says its new eCycling Leadership initiative will recycle one billion pounds of electronics annually by 2016, while improving consumer awareness, providing transparent metrics, and increasing responsible recycling and collection opportunities. But according to the Basel Action Network (BAN), the initiative lists thousands of collection sites that do not appear to have necessary controls in place to ensure only responsible domestic recycling will take place. The net result of collecting more from the public without proper controls is a likely increase in exports of US toxic e-waste to developing countries, the group said. "When the public thinks of recycling, they do not envisage their ...

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Electronics Giants Push to Recycle Billions of Pounds of E-Waste

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