Dell is investigating claims that it exported e-waste in violation of company policy, following a report from a watchdog organization about Dell’s e-waste management.
Comcast may be the latest company to illegally dump its e-waste — resulting in a $25.95 million settlement with the state of California — but its not alone in its “careless and unlawful” e-waste disposal practices, which put people and the environment at risk. Less than one-sixth of last year’s … Read more »
Walmart met — and beat — a major greenhouse gas emissions goal this week. In 2010, Walmart announced its goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of GHG emissions from its global supply chain by the end of 2015. At its Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting on Tuesday, the company announced … Read more »
Recycle Across America is the newest group to join the R2 Recycling Leader program, which is designed to support efforts by companies and organizations to advance the responsible reuse and recycling of used electronics. RAA is a nonprofit that has developed a standardized labeling system for recycling bins to help … Read more »
DirecTV, Microsoft, Panasonic, Sony and Xerox are among the founding partners of a program to encourage companies to responsibly reuse and recycle electronics. The Sustainable Electronics Recycling International’s (SERI) R2 Responsible Recycling Leader Program launches with a coalition of 10 partners including Goodwill Industries International, Greeneye Partners, Keep America Beautiful, … Read more »