The potential to create jobs and stop toxic electronic waste from being exported has spurred the world’s largest recycler to support proposed federal legislation. Read this article from American Metal Market, December 30, 2011.
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His blog post here offers a sobering view of the afterlife of your cell phone (export, toxic threat, and a conduit for your personal information getting into the wrong hands). He has some solutions, too, including responsible recycling by using e-Stewards Certified Recyclers.David Biello, of Scientific American, does.
this comprehensive report published by the Swedish EPA earlier this year. Reported by Martin Forsman Hedman and Fredrik Envall.It has been ten years since BAN's groundbreaking report "Exporting Harm: The High Tech Trashing of Asia." What is the current state of e-waste management globally? Check out
will become hazardous e-waste (some spent batteries contain 40 pounds of lead). Choose the wrong recycler, and you could feed a toxic tide from the US to children in Mexico. Please read this important NYT’s article.The battery starting your car is full of poison and
The Story of Broke. The new film is part of the same series that includes The Story of Stuff, one of the most watched environmental films of all time.Filmmaker, author, and e-Stewards/BAN champion Annie Leonard explains how polluter subsidies cripple the US economy in her new, short, and engaging animated film