For the Media

Press Contacts for Electronics TakeBack Coalition:

For interviews or press information, please contact our PR firm:

Kathleen Goldstein, Greenfish Communications
11135 Schuylkill Road, Rockville, MD 20852

Email: kgoldstein (at )

Or media  ( at )

Resources for Media

briefing book

E-waste Briefing Book

By the Electronics TakeBack Coalition

Overview of the E-Waste problem, and some solutions.
Good place to start if you are new to this issue.

Another good place to learn about the issue is our website Overview of the e-waste problem

Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures on E Waste and Recycling

How big is the e-waste problem?
How much e-waste is “out there.”
How much is getting recycled?
How much e-waste goes into the trash?
How many new electronics are we buying?

This is 7 pages of statistics from various reports from governments, NGOs, and industry that help describe the problem, with sources and links provided. This document is updated as new statistics become available.

high tech trash logo

High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health

by Elizabeth Grossman

An excellent resource.

challenging the chip logo Challenging the Chip:Labor Rights and Environmental Justice in the Global Electronics IndustryEdited by Ted Smith, David A. Sonnenfeld and David Naguib Pellow, foreword by Jim Hightower