Energy-saving fluorescent lamps pose mercury vapor risks when broken and require special packaging for their transport to recycling facilities.
- By Brad Buscher, chair and CEO of VaporLok Products LLC
Letter to Consumer Electronics Association and Information Technology Industry Council claims lawsuit challenges states' rights to hold manufacturers' accountable.
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Report shows polyethylene terephthalate container recycling rate is up for fifth year.
Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Sharp, and Toshiba TVs to be recycled free of charge.
State officials are giving retailers more time to comply with water bottle requirements.
Product Stewardship Institute is running the project to help the city make headway on its B Green 2020 initiative.
George Mason University professor suggests strong leadership, a product label policy and tools to implement sustainability practices would be helpful.
Earth911.com has partnered with the association to provide more information to visitors of LampRecycle.org.
Shelton Group surveys more than 1,000 U.S. consumers who at least occasionally buy green products and discovers there is no "typical" green consumer.
Maggwire.com provides research tool for students, teachers and librarians through Go Green Initiative's school network.
The company has agreed to pay a $4.6 million penalty, allowed as an unsecured claim in its bankruptcy proceeding, and improve controls at 15 plants at a cost of about $4.2 million.
Samsung Electronics is named second best in Greenpeace International's June 2009 "Guide to Greener Electronics."
Safety-Kleen motor oil, which is recycled, expands its reach to New England.
Texas company agrees to use low-mercury fluorescent bulbs and recycle bulbs as a member of the National Partnership for Environmental Priorities.
A polyethylene terephthalate trade organization is concerned that recycling both plastics together will affect quality and costs.
CEA and ITI claim door-to-door e-waste collection is "costly, burdensome, and environmentally harmful."
MIT project hopes to make people think about what happens when they throw away razors and water bottles, among other things.