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Norway to study plastic bag ban

Archiv – Norway is to look into the feasibility of banning the use of plastic bags, according to Environment and…

Solvent system reduces spent battery hazard

Archiv – The global boom in demand for portable electronic products such as mobile phones and lap-top computers has put…

Greenpeace: Vast amounts of e-waste unaccounted

Archiv – The fate of large quantities of electronic waste is unknown, according to a Greenpeace report ’Toxic Tech: Not…

Electronics designers improve environmental standards

Archiv – A new International Standard from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) will help designers of audio-video and information technology…

Greenpeace slams Microsoft, Sony Ericsson the best

Archiv – Environmental action group Greenpeace gave electronics manufacturers Microsoft and Nintendo abysmal rankings on their efforts to phase out…

New ways explored to recycle printed circuit boards

Archiv – Spurred on by the European WEEE directive, UK scientists from the University of Leeds have examined the suitability…

Chinese e-waste recycling raises dioxin in mothers and babies

Archiv – The methods used to recycle electronic waste exported to China ’significantly’ increase the amount of the toxin dioxin…

Japan to assist others with e-waste recycling

Archiv – The Environment Ministry of Japan plans to help five South East Asian country’s – Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines,…

Microsoft to recondition computers in Africa

Archiv – According to an article in Ars Technica, Microsoft is working with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)…

Japan to help Southeast Asia with recycling

Archiv – The Japanese Environment Ministry plans to help five Southeast Asian nations recycle used home electronics appliances.Japan | The…

Nortel and Sims sign agreement

Archiv – In order to comply with the EU’s Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive, communication technology provider Nortel…