Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist, Washington, D.C.
A coalition of toxic chemical users and manufacturers launched their new “American High-Performance Buildings Coalition” to challenge the internationally renowned and respected voluntary… Continue reading →
The following is an op-ed piece by Wes Muir, director of communications for Waste Management. It does not describe the views or opinions of Earth911. When most of us recycle, we think about how we are helping to protect the health of our environment. We think about reducing our carbon footprint or reducing the need to [...] Continue reading →
Texas hold’em? Not so much anymore. Obsolete televisions that used to end up roadside or otherwise illegally dumped in the Lone Star state will now be properly recycled thanks to new legislation. Gov. Rick Perry signed a bill into law last week that compels TV manufacturers to take back and recycle old sets. Televisions, like [...] Continue reading →
Toys seem to multiply mysteriously as kids grow. Gifts from relatives, impulse buys, bribes. There seems to be no end of occasions to buy kids toys. Every parent knows that these toys enjoy their moment in the sun, only to be quickly discarded in favor… Continue reading →
Kate Sinding, Senior Attorney, New York City New York’s cutting edge electronics recycling program goes into effect today, finally giving New Yorkers a responsible way to get rid of their old, unwanted appliances: returning them to manufacturers … Continue reading →