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Stricter E-waste Guidelines From 2015 COPs? Not Yet.

The 2015 Basel Convention COP handed disappointing news to proponents of stricter e-waste guidelines by passing unfinished guidelines that leave out key industry issues such as cathode tube management.

Protect Your Right to Informed Purchasing

The well-regarded and popular program, EPEAT, is facing an uncertain future due to legislation that could render it obsolete. Help protect this program so sustainable electronics can be easily identified for purchase and recycled at end-of-life.

Environment and Seahawks Win Big

The Seahawks and environment both won big the past month–the Seahawks won the Super Bowl and the NFL, who partnered with Broadway Green Alliance, Verizon and AnythingIT, prevented over 9,000 pounds of e-waste from being landfilled or worse.

Make the Season Greener and Brighter with These Lighting Tips

Did you know holiday lights are e-waste and can be recycled by some certified e-Stewards recyclers? And most lights that “break” may only need a little attention to get them back to lighting up the season. Go green for the holidays by repairing broken lights when possible and recycling them when it’s not.

An Addendum to Black Friday: Planning What to Do With Your Old Electronics

Braving the cold the day after Thanksgiving in pursuit of affordable holiday gifts and electronics is a tradition in many households. And while standing in freezing weather brings some families together, maybe it’s time to add on a new tradition—an annual Planning What to Do With Your Old Electronics.