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E-waste export legislation is the most important action the federal government can take on e-waste problem

June 23rd, 2011

Passing this legislation would help address environmental, public health, and national security problems, and help the economy by promoting business development and creating green jobs.

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As e-waste piles up, disposal issues grow

June 23rd, 2011
By Rachel Roubein and Mike Snider, USA TODAY, June 23, 2011

USA Today. June 23, 2011. When eco-conscious people want to winnow down a growing stash of unneeded tech products, how do they do that in an environmentally friendly way?

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E-Waste Export Bill to Stop Global E-Waste Dumping & Boost Green Jobs

June 23rd, 2011

Environmental, Bipartisan and Industry Support (Washington, DC – June 23, 2011)  U.S. Representatives Gene Green (D-TX) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) yesterday introduced new legislation – the Responsible Electronics Recycling Act of 2011, HR 2284– to stop sham U.S. “recyclers” from dumping electronic waste on developing countries and to promote recycling jobs at home. The bill …

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