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  • A New Twist to Recyclables for Electricity Programs

    Monday, September 21st, 2009

    I’ve posted in the past about innovative Brazilian programs in the states of Ceará (CE), Mato Grosso (MT) and Rio de Janeiro (RJ) to get people to turn in recyclables in exchange for getting a reduction in their monthly electric power bill.  One of the programs I liked was Consciência EcoAmpla, run by Endesa‘s subsidiary […]

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    The Metals Industry Stance on Recycling and Recycled Content

    Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

    At the end of November a coalition of entities representing major segments of the mining and metals industries* issued a joint “Declaration on Recycling Principles.” As you may have discerned by now, everything having to do with waste and recycling interests me. I downloaded the Declaration, jotted notes and questions in a draft post, and […]

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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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    Electronics Programs that the Greenpeace Report Does Not Discuss…

    Monday, September 4th, 2006

    The Greenpeace “Greener Electronics” scorecard, and perhaps my blog entry thereon, might leave the impression that nothing positive is being done on chemicals and e-scrap management in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Not so, and certainly not my intention. So to bring to light the other side of the story, I will be posting […]

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