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Fight E-waste, Make Money this Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day by purging your home, office, and classroom of broken electronics, and make money off of that ewaste. eBay is offering…
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Dell: The Invisible Green Computer Company

When I say Dell, what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, not much. Perhaps a vague recollection that it’s a custom…
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How Green is the iPad 2?

Last week Apple unveiled the iPad 2, which immediately became the center of a heated debate. No, I’m not talking about how amazing…
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ecoATM Ramps Up E-Recycling with New Round of Financing

Last week ecoATM received US$14.4 million in a Series A preferred stock offering, led by Coinstar, Inc. and the venture capital firm Claremont…
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Is a Universal Phone Charger Standard Around the Corner?

The constant evolution of technology has been breathtaking to behold, but it does have some dark sides. Not the least of these is…
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Video Interview: Arthur Chait of EOPlex Talks About Green Semiconductor Packaging

By Connie Kwan Electronics are here to stay.  Unfortunately, so is E-waste, and it’s only going to increase in the coming years. The…

Opportunities in E-Waste: An Interview with TechTurn’s Jeff Zeigler

TechTurn is an industry leader in technology recovery, refurbishing and remarketing. BusinessEarth talked to TechTurn founder and CEO, Jeff Zeigler, about starting and…

Interview With Cloudblue CEO Ken Beyer

By Tamanna Mohapatra As an active Sierra Club member and a passionate technologist, I am well aware of the environmental concerns posed by…
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Nokia Holds Top Spot In Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Nokia is the clear winner in Greenpeace’s 2010 Guide to Greener Electronics. Its score even increased to 7.5, up from last year. One…

P&G Program Finds Purpose and Value in What Had Formerly Been Scrap

Procter and Gamble has recently announced a new program that bears a slight resemblance to what we used to call a treasure hunt,…

The E-Waste Market: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

While technology has become more affordable and readily available, discarded electronic waste, commonly referred to as e-waste, has become a great big problem. …

Policy Solutions for Managing E-Waste

As electronic devices like cell phones, computer monitors and television sets become increasingly available – thus becoming one of the fastest growing components…

Two Ways to Go Beyond Ecycling

What do you do with your old electronics when you’re done? For most, they get stored in some back corner of your house,…
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E-waste Offsets: A Good Idea but How Effective?

In response to the ever-expanding challenge of electronic waste (e-waste), most developed countries have enacted legislation that mandates the responsible disposal and safe…

Greenpeace Goes Guerilla in its War with HP

Greenpeace has started a war of sorts. Ironic? Not really, considering its adversary, Hewlett Packard (HP), and the two organizations’ history of contempt.…