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UPS Pledges 20% Emissions Reductions from Air Operations by 2020

In its 2008 Corporate Sustainability Report released earlier this week, UPS announced plans to cut emissions from its aircraft operations 20% by 2020.…

Goodwill and Dell Extend Reconnect Program to New York State

Computer recycling has never been convenient. While just about every major manufacturer offers an end-of-life take back program, finding and printing the right…

Recycling used gadgets by saving the memory of their plastic shapes

Recycling e-waste could be a lot easier if producers created smart materials that disassemble automatically at the end of the gadget's life.

Greenpeace’s September Electronics Company Rankings Highlight Tackling Ewaste

Greenpeace's quarterly ranking of the greenest electronics producers focuses on e-waste.

Intel’s Atom Processor: What Does It Mean When Your Next Computer Costs $250

Intel further detailed plans for its Atom processor at this year’s Computex. The company is expecting the processor to create a whole new…

Greenwash, Green Certification and Consumer Responsibility

Green certification programs such as the Green Council's EPEAT are an effective means of getting past organizational greenwash...Even more importantly, they're making an…

Taking on the E-Waste Problem

The amount of electronic waste and scrap people toss into the waste stream is growing much faster than nascent efforts to deal with…

Shareholder Activism to the Rescue!

Shareholder activism is a primary reason why several large companies are eliminating harmful toxins from their plastic products. In a recent investigative series…