E-waste

10.25.14
Who'd have thought the Power Mac G5 made a good bench?
10.25.14

Who'd have thought the Power Mac G5 made a good bench?

Like it or loathe it, you have to admit that the design of the Power Mac G5 was a very clever way...

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12.16.13
US creates the most e-waste, cellphones top the heap
12.16.13

US creates the most e-waste, cellphones top the heap

We've known for years about the growing volume of electronic waste, but a new UN study suggests th...

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01.22.12
European Union retailers to be required to accept e-waste without charge, says Parliament
01.22.12

European Union retailers to be required to accept e-waste without charge, says Parliament

Not sure what to do with your old, outdated electronics? If you live within the European Union, get...

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07.20.11
MIT's Backtalk project / art exhibit traces the unseen life of discarded gadgets
07.20.11

MIT's Backtalk project / art exhibit traces the unseen life of discarded gadgets

Sooner or later, the device you're reading this on will either be sold, donated, recycled or ot...

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09.11.10
Only 600 products use Amazon's frustration-free packaging
09.11.10

Only 600 products use Amazon's frustration-free packaging

We know it's been said before, but it's worth saying again: over-packaging is, by almost everyone's...

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06.24.10
LCDs can be transformed from e-waste to infection fighters, says new research
06.24.10

LCDs can be transformed from e-waste to infection fighters, says new research

Researchers at the University of York have discovered a possible use for discarded LCDs which shoul...

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04.14.10
National Labor Committee report on Chinese CE factories uncovers deplorable conditions
04.14.10

National Labor Committee report on Chinese CE factories uncovers deplorable conditions

Yesterday, the National Labor Committee produced a report on the working conditions at the KYE Fact...

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03.19.10
Casio's solar-powered Pathfinder watch plays the green card twice
03.19.10

Casio's solar-powered Pathfinder watch plays the green card twice

Plotting their latest spread of watches this spring, Casio executives decided it was time to "go gre...

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02.23.10
United Nations identifies e-waste as an urgent and growing problem, wants change
02.23.10

United Nations identifies e-waste as an urgent and growing problem, wants change

E-waste might be one of the biggest misnomers in the history of nomery -- the image it creates in t...

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