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Switch to digital may clog landfills

May 27th, 2008
By Jonathan J. Cooper Post-Dispatch

Media Center – Press Coverage St Louis Post-Dispatch Washington Bureau May 27, 2008 By Jonathan J. Cooper Switch to digital may clog landfills WASHINGTON — The switch from analog to digital television in February could bring problems beyond new costs to consumers: clogged landfills and pollution from old televisions. Consumers expect to dispose of 43.5 …

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Breeding toxins from dead PCs

May 6th, 2008
By Richard Wray The Guardian

Media Center – Press Coverage The Guardian, Tuesday May 6 2008 By Richard Wray, communications editor Breeding toxins from dead PCs Computer waste. Photograph: DanWatch and Consumers International Thousands of discarded computers from western Europe and the US arrive in the ports of west Africa every day, ending up in massive toxic dumps where children …

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