Is Recycling Rubbish?
- COPING IN A DOWN RECYCLING MARKET. // BioCycle;Jun2009, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p7
The article reports on a presentation by Geoff Rathbone, general manager of Solid Waste Management Services in Toronto, Ontario, at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Resource Conservation Challenge Workshop in March 2009. Rathbone said that the impact of the decline in recycling markets...
- Nation's recycling push disappoints advocates. Truini, Joe // Waste News;11/6/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p21
Information about the National Recycling Coalition's 25th Annual Congress and Exposition which was held in Atlanta, Georgia on October 22-25, 2006, is presented. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Stephen Johnson released the agency's latest waste characterization report...
- Don't junk that PC! Some recycling options. Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor;5/14/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 118, p18
Reports on efforts in the United States to develop environmentally sensitive ways to dispose of or recycle electronic products. INSET: Filling potholes with castoff computers, by Sara Steindorf.
- Industry wrestles with electronics recycling. Toloken, Steve; Doba, Jinida // Plastics News;11/27/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 39, p4
Announces the recycling programs of the electronics industry in the United States. Efforts of discarding computers and televisions from landfills; Problems of sorting plastic materials in electronics; Employment of separation technology to recover plastics from consumer electronics.
- Costly computer casualties. Neel, Dan // InfoWorld;04/10/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p36
Focuses on the challenges faced by information technology managers in recycling obsolete computers. Estimated cost of retiring old computers; Computer recycling laws in European Union countries; Process of recycling old computers. INSETS: THE HIGH PRICE OF STORAGE;EUROPE LEADS IN MOVES TO RECYCLE.
- e-Tread lightly. Armstrong, Mario // Men's Fitness;Apr2015, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p64
The article reports that one need to keep the earth green by recycling, reusing and disposing electronic devices in a responsible way.
- Electronics recycling. // Chemical Week;5/31/95, Vol. 156 Issue 21, p55
Reports on electronics-related companies' installation of the Electronic Manufacturers Equipment Recycling Group (Emerg). Establishment of an industry-standard recycling solution; Improvement in the mechanical decontamination of plastics; Recycling of cathode ray tubes in television sets.
- Electronics driving materials toward improved recyclability. Renstrom, Roger // Plastics News;6/22/1998, Vol. 10 Issue 17, p31
Reports on the efforts of makers of communication and electronic devices, to pressure suppliers and molders toward shielding materials with better recycling and heat dissipation characteristics. Details on the challenges for these shielding methods; Reference to comments made at the Society for...
- Model making. Ford, Tom // Waste News;8/12/96, Vol. 2 Issue 13, p10
Reports that researchers at the Austin-based University of Texas Centers for Energy Studies, Electromagnetics and Commercialization are developing a plan for an integrated recycling center for electronics products. Impetus for the project coming from the Texas Energy Conservation Office; Other...