The Keys to Managing E-Waste: Product Stewardship and Recycling Initiatives

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Abstract:Technological advancements have made our lives faster, easier and more efficient, but with the downside of increasing the proliferation of electronic waste, or e-waste. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, only 18 percent of the 2.25 million tons of obsolete televisions, cell phones and computers in 2007 were recycled; the remainder was disposed of in landfills.

URL: http://www.greenercomputing.com/blog/2009/07/22/keys-managing-e-waste

Source: Greener Computing

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