Tag Archives: e-waste

February 9 asides

Kottke on the hilarious everything bagel. AdZone 2011 Watch (and rate) all the Superbowl commercials on Hulu, without having to watch the stupid game. GreenBiz.com: Gavin Newsom lays out green agenda for California GreenBiz.com: Apple takes heat from Chinese NGOs of supply chain pollution “Behind their stylish image, Apple products have a side many do […]

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October 25 asides

Greenbiz: Starbucks tests how coffee cups fare in NYC’s recycling stream GreenerComputing: U.S. Reps introduce e-waste export ban legislation It won’t make it. Lobbyists will kill it. San Francisco mag: Seeing the forest for the trees ForestEthics and the Dogwood Alliance have released their annual Green Grades Report Card ranking the paper policies and practices […]

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Thursday Top 5

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLbJ8YPHwXM] Mac vs. PC: More than meets the eyeGreat SFX short. See the large, HD version here. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg0mjnFkeqw] Lemmy, the movieSomeone’s making a documentary about one of rock ’n’ roll’s baddest bad-ass. Need I warn that Lemmy is never safe for work? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VFFmbNd8cc] Farewell Mr. PresidentSee all the farewell videos on the YouTube channel. You […]

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“60 Minutes” follows illegal e-waste from U.S. to China

This Sunday’s “60 Minutes” episode takes us to Guiyu, China, one of the world’s most toxic cities, thanks to e-waste exported from countries like the United States. In Guiyu, pregnant women are six times more likely to result in miscarry, and seven out of ten children have overly high levels of toxic lead in their […]

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Notes from AIGA Compostmodern 2007 (part 2)

Last January I attended Compostmodern 2008, a green design conference presented by the AIGA SF. I’ve already written about Boisset Family Estates and DeLoach Wines (“The environmental impact of the wine industry”), and CleanWell hand sanitizer and soap (“An alternative to normal antibacterial soaps”) (which I use and heartily endorse), but I hadn’t had time […]

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Goodwill now recycling computers

Goodwill is now accepting electronics for recycling at some locations in California, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas. In a partnership with Dell called Reconnect, Goodwill is apparently keeping anything that looks like it is in working order, and anything that’s broken or otherwise not usable is going to Dell’s Asset Recovery people […]

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