14 Jun '11, 10pm

How Smart Data Management Can Cut E-Waste Headaches

How Smart Data Management Can Cut E-Waste Headaches

Whenever states or municipalities consider takeback laws on products and packaging, companies raise their fears of dealing with a patchwork of state laws on any one topic, each requiring companies to do slightly different things to comply. But multinational companies are already dealing with this patchwork on a global scale for electronics and packaging, and key differences in countries' laws exist even in regions following the same legislative frameworks. With that perspective in mind, GreenBiz.com hosted a recent webcast to explore the experiences of global consultancy Perchards in helping companies tackle end-of-life issues and Panasonic, which operates in major areas with different e-waste approaches. Members of Perchards gave an overview of the details, challenges and questions related to end of life laws around the world, and explained the need for companies to have ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/06/14/how-smart-data-ma...

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