Watchful eyes, thoughtful mind

Earth and us ….. past, present and future ….. connected?

Green electronics July 3, 2009

Filed under: recycling,technology — Radiance @ 12:28 PM
This is just a quick link post on recycling of electronic equipment and their eco-friendly manufacture. In last few days I came across quite a few websites and organisations that focus on helping end-users and manufacturers in knowing what to do in order to ensure the impact of your gadget use on the environment is the least possible. Here are few useful links:
  • Electronics TakeBack Coalition (ETBC): Got to know about them through Annie Leonard of Story of Stuff, thanks Annie!
  • Greenpeace Guide to greener electronics: The biggest names in electronics have just sat their first global exam on their green credentials. They were ranked on their use of toxic chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) policies.
  • 1800ewaste: Australia’s leading ewaste collection and recycling service.
  • eCycling, US EPA: EPA is working to educate consumers and others on why it is important to reuse and recycle electronics and what the options are for safe reuse and recycling of these products.
Advertisements
 

3 Responses to “Green electronics”

  1. Aditi Says:

    That is indeed a helpful thingy!!!

  2. Vicki of RaVena Relics Says:

    we are called "consumers"… I'd rather be a "conserver". I'm so glad some of these companies are taking responsibility to help reduce the "consumer" impact on our environment. Nice article 🙂

  3. Radiance Says:

    Thanks for the comments. Good to know people are finding this info useful. Please do share this post with your friends. I have chosen one leading organisation/company each from US and Australia so that my readers from both countries find it helpful. And of course, Greenpeace is worldwide.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s