Day: November 3, 2008

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Tackling E-Waste By Manufacturing ‘Smart’ Casings

Recycling gadgets is a headache no one really wants to think about too much. U.S. consumers generate between 300,000 and 400,000 tons of e-waste that is recycled. Most of this ends up in Third World countries like China, India and Nigeria where people use hammers, gas burners and manual labor to strip the gadgets down […]Read More

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EarthTalk: Ecopsychology and our Connection to Nature

Earthtalk is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I caught the tail end of a discussion about “ecopsychology” recently on the radio, something about the negative impacts of people not communing with nature enough, spending too much time watching TV, sitting at computers, […]Read More