News tagged with recycling

Electronic Waste Needs to Go Green

(PhysOrg.com) -- Americans love their consumer electronics, but what happens to all the gadgets when their useful life is over? Despite being one of the largest generators of "e-waste" in the world, the U.S. has no federal ...

Nov 10, 2009
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Increasingly, states push for e-waste recycling

(AP) -- Frustrated by inaction in Congress, a growing number of states are trying to reduce the rising tide of junked TVs, computers and other electronics that have become one of the nation's fastest-growing ...

Oct 01, 2009
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Tracking trash

(PhysOrg.com) -- What if we knew exactly where our trash was going and how much energy it took to make it disappear? Would it make us think twice about buying bottled water or "disposable" razors?

Jul 15, 2009
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Can Recycling Be Bad for the Environment?

(PhysOrg.com) -- By now, nearly everyone knows that it is important to recycle. It helps the environment. Even my six-year-old knows that. But what if it doesn't? While it seems pretty straightforward, in ...

Jul 14, 2009 weblog
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