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    Un proyecto colombiano sobre los residuos de aparatos eléctricos y electrónicos (RAEE)

    Friday, April 20th, 2007

    Synopsis in English: Colombia has decided it’s time to take action regarding e-waste (WEEE). An agreement signed between the National Cleaner Production Center (CNPML), the Environment Ministry (MAVDT), the Swiss Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) launches an e-waste project with two phases: […]

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    Dell Offers Recycling Throughout LAC? Not Yet!

    Saturday, March 17th, 2007

    In mid-December I saw headlines in the US and Latin America announcing that Dell’s computer recycling program had been expanded to become global. A 12 December Dell press release proclaimed “Dell Completes Implementation of Global Free Recycling” and this release was echoed faithfully by GreenBiz, for example. “With today’s announcement, our efforts to make recycling […]

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    Electronic Recyclers of America Launches Joint Venture With Azcarraga Family to Recycle Mexican Electronic Waste

    Saturday, November 11th, 2006

    From the California Commission for Jobs and Economic Growth: Electronic Recyclers of America Launches Joint Venture With Azcarraga Family to Recycle Mexican Electronic Waste California’s largest recycler of electronic waste and the family that founded Mexican television network, Televisa, today announced they have formed Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), a Mexican joint venture to recycle millions […]

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    Getting Toxics Out of Electronics: I Second the Motion

    Monday, October 30th, 2006

    I recently came across another blog which discussed the controversy over Greenpeace’s “toxics in laptops” report I covered in this entry and that entry here on the Temas Blog and over at Treehugger in a guest blog as well. The “Inspired Protagonist” offered what I felt was very thoughtful advice well worth contemplating by all […]

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    Judging the Electronic Firms

    Monday, September 4th, 2006

    Last week Greenpeace released an interesting report on the environmental performance of 14 major mobile and computer manufacturers. I recommend that anyone interested in environmental management, waste policy and corporate social responsibility to take a look at it, and I am adding it to the Temas reading list. To read and/or download the report yourself, […]

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