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Number of the Day: 18

18 -- the average lifespan, in months, of a cell phone in the US, according to Earthworks' Recycle My Cell Phone. At that rate, 130 million cell phones are added to the waste stream in the US every year. Worldwide, according to CNN (and noted here on
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Intel Gets the Lead Out

Intel Corp. has taken another step toward being greener by announcing that they will stop using lead in its new microprocessors. The company, featured on TreeHugger before for their green building initiatives, new, smaller chip and computer-imbedded
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New Yorkers E-waste Le$$

Laptops, printers, iPods, cell phones, and other electronics are an integral part of the lives of many a busy citizen. These gadgets allow us an unprecedented amount of flexibility and mobility. But what happens when they break? Full of hazardous
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