Freight ship damaged Great Barrier Reef

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April 14, 2010

Freight ship ‘seriously damaged’ Great Barrier Reef

Bad weather and heavy seas forced a freight ship aground, damaging the Great Barrier Reef. So far they have been able to salvage the ship, but the damage is irreversible. Over......

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The Wide World of e-Waste

Dell and HP are under fire again from environmental watchdog Greenpeace, who accused the two IT manufacturers of not doing enough to support computer recycling in India. Greenpeace alleges that......

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Nokia still tops Greenpeace rankings

Greenpeace released this week its 12th Guide to Greener Electronics, finding Nokia the greenest electronics manufacturer for the fourth straight guide, scoring top marks for “leading competitors on toxic phase......

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Applications Open for Funding Through Electronic Waste Grants Program

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is now accepting applications for grant funding through the state’s Electronic Waste Grants Program. A total of $85,000 is available, and the application period ends......

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Assembly Bill Establishes Statewide Recycling......

According to the New York State Assembly Web site, a producer-responsibility measure presented on June 22nd took all of one day to be introduced, and approved, by the New York......

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The E-Waste Patchwork

For the last several years, policymakers at the state level have been engaged in fierce debates over the best approach to handling the challenge of recycling used electronics (e-waste). In......

E-Waste Legislation Update

E-Waste Legislation Update

From coast to coast, even off the mainland, electronics recycling legislation has received positive attention from many state legislatures over the last week or so. The Colorado General Assembly’s passing......

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Computer Re-Use Advocates Applaud New Washington Law

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire’s enactment of House Bill 1522 amends the Evergreen State’s present e-scrap program to allow collectors registered with the state to make minor repairs to collected non-working......

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Dell bans exports of company e-scrap

Computer giant Dell announced a formal ban this week on the export of non-working electronics generated by the company’s operations and its various take-back programs. The company says that the......

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Global E-waste Crisis is Worsening

The consumer electronics revolution of recent years, for all its benefits, has also yielded an environmental blight in the form of e-waste – obsolete electronics equipment whose toxic materials and......

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Electronics recycling legislation update

California Assembly Bill 147 requires electronics manufacturers to provide information to the state about hazardous materials in their products. The bill passed out of Assembly by 42-to-32 vote, and is......

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EPEAT turns new tool on TVs

A consortium of television manufacturers, retailers, environmental groups and government agencies are working together to create a standard measuring the environmental impact of televisions. The standard, which is tentatively called......

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