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The Smoldering Trash Revolt

January 21st, 2010

Recycling is leveling off, trash is piling up and cities are broke. In a throwaway society, who should pay for waste disposal? By Melinda Burns, Miller-McCune Magazine Every time a Californian breaks the law and throws a battery into the trash, it’s a headache for someone like Kevin Hendrick. As director of the Del Norte …

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NYC E-Waste Lawsuit: Attack on Producer Responsibility

January 10th, 2010

The electronics industry wants you to think they support the concept of “producer takeback” – where they take back and recycle our old products when we are ready to retire them. In fact, most of the computer companies and now some of the television companies offer “voluntary” takeback programs, to recycle our old products. But …

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