Recent Headlines: Occupational Risks for US Electronics Recyclers; Counterfeit Electronics; & Tracking E-waste Exports

Abstract:This SEI blog post, written by Joy Scrogum, highlights sustainable electronics news, including a NIOSH report on occupational health and safety risks for electronics recyclers in the US; the ties between e-waste exports, counterfeit components, security threats, and the Responsible Electronics Recycling Act (RERA); and a report showing that global e-waste exports flowed into just seven developing countries in 2005.

URL: http://wp.istc.illinois.edu/sei/2014/08/01/recent-headlines-occupational-risks-for-us-electronics-recyclers-counterfeit-electronics-tracking-e-waste-exports/

Source: Sustainable Electronics Initiative (SEI) Blog

Resource Type: Article/report

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