Environmentally Friendly Electronics

Allison Stalker Environmental Products Leave a Comment

Electronics are known to have huge negative impacts on the environment.  Researchers from Istituto Officina dei Materiali at CNR and from the International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste (SISSA) may have found a way to make more environmentally friendly electronics. The team includes Massimo Capone and Gianluca Giovannetti.  The researchers have actually created a new ferroelectric material, diisopropylammonium bromide …

Obama Administration Announces Strategy to Promote Electronics Recycling

Allison Stalker Environmental Management 1 Comment

On Wednesday July 20, 2011, the Obama Administration unveiled a federal strategy that promotes the electronics recycling market.  The announcement was made at a certified electronics recycling center in Austin, Texas.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, General Services Administrator Martha N. Johnson, and White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley came together with the …

Mid-Atlantic Electronics Recycling (e-Cycling)

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The U.S. EPA Region 3 eCycling Team is helping to recycle and reuse increasing amounts of end-of-life electronics. And, they are making sure that more and more households and businesses use environmentally-sound practices to get rid of their old electronics. What You Can Do! If you are a household, a business, an institution, or a non-profit organization, find out how …