This ad is great for consumer awareness. But the medium seems a little...odd. Busting Panasonic's chops on a giant Panasonic screen in Times Square could be either a beautifully pulled off dig, or an unfortunate coincidence.
Biomass waste has a new use beyond cellulosic ethanol or electricity, thanks to Hidetaka Kawakita, a Japanese university professor who figured out a way to get trash such as paper and rotten fruit to reclaim precious metals from
Protecting your gadgets is a big part of making them last as long as possible and helping to prevent e-waste. Considering the reputation Apple products have for unfixability, keeping them safe is a priority. One of the greener
Cell phone users have gotten into the habit of replacing their old cell phones every 14-18 months. And currently, there are more than 700 million used cell phones in the US. So when Reuters reports that cell phone sales will be
E-waste in China is a huge problem. It is extraordinarily dangerous for the health of the planet and for the people who work in e-waste pits. And yet, to the people who are making money off it, it is worth protecting. And that includes getting rid of
One screen is tough enough to green up in our struggle to reduce energy consumption and e-waste in laptops as much as possible. But Fujitsu has added a small but energy- and materials-wasting feature to their LifeBook family. It’s
The "Responsible Recycling (R2) Practices for Use in Accredited Certification Programs for Electronics Recyclers" is a new guide from the EPA that tells electronics recyclers how to run safe and eco-firendly operations.
A country's newfound prosperity can often be a mixed blessing for the environment. When people have more money, they tend to consume more and create more--and different kinds of--trash. Although the percentage of Turkish
The Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management Company is a group leading the way towards getting businesses to meet state recycling requirements. We saw a month ago that the group started up a user-friendly website to help