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e-waste

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Staples agrees to progressive e-waste standards

The retail giant inks a deal with e-Stewards, an environment initiative that, among other things, prohibits the export of electronic waste to developing countries.

By April 22, 2013

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E-waste recycled to make geeky decor

A Chilean artist finds a creative way to breathe new life into old tech while making a statement about e-waste. Find out more about the one-of-a-kind N+ew chairs here.

By January 30, 2012

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'Demanufacturing' e-waste for profit (photos)

A small recycling company focuses on responsible electronics disposal by dismantling everything and pulling out high-value materials, including precious metals, in all manner of electronics.

11 Images By May 13, 2011

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E-waste recycler goes high-tech to boost volume

An electronics waste recycling center in Ontario, Canada, invests in an automated system to handle a single stream of e-waste in anticipation of higher volume from the province's e-waste mandate.

By February 10, 2011

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E-waste outfit automates to ramp up (photos)

An electronics waste center in Ontario, Canada, uses a high level of automation to handle an expected higher rate of volume.

5 Images By February 10, 2011

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E-waste to hit developing world hard

UN report predicts that by 2020, e-waste from computers will grow by up to 400 percent from 2007 levels in China and South Africa.

By February 22, 2010

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E-waste showdown unearths deeper questions

Consumer electronics and IT associations are challenging a New York City e-waste recycling law. Recycling advocates worry that state programs could be stalled.

By January 16, 2010

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ShopJimmy salvages TV parts, reduces e-waste

ShopJimmy salvages parts from broken TVs, making the parts available to electronics repair shops and technicians.

By December 22, 2009

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DTV transition: Avoiding an e-waste 'tsunami'

Greenpeace and others warn of a surge in electronic waste as the U.S. shifts to digital television. Here's how to recycle or reuse your old analog TV properly.

By June 9, 2009

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CNET News Daily Podcast: Prevent your TV from becoming e-waste

CNET News' Erik Palm talks about the dangers of e-waste and how to make sure your analog TV's disposed of properly as the U.S. gets ready to shift to digital television.

By June 9, 2009