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Recycling and e-Waste Export Control are the Best Ways to Curb Counterfeiting - TTI MarketEye

Recycling and e-Waste Export Control are the Best Ways to Curb Counterfeiting - TTI MarketEye | E-Waste | Scoop.it
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American household uses about 24 electronic products such as personal computers, mobile phones, televisions, and e-readers.
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How the Pentagon gets fooled into buying back its own garbage

How the Pentagon gets fooled into buying back its own garbage | E-Waste | Scoop.it
The U.S. government spends billions of dollars a year on electronics, making it the largest buyer of IT products in the world, according to some estimates.
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Making a living in the toxic world of discarded electronics

Making a living in the toxic world of discarded electronics | E-Waste | Scoop.it
From Accra, Ghana, to Qingyuan, China, photographer Valentino Bellini documents the mountains of e-waste.
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Procurement: A Chinese Weapon You Rarely Hear About

Procurement: A Chinese Weapon You Rarely Hear About | E-Waste | Scoop.it
March 28, 2015:  The United States has discovered that the widespread practice of selling discarded electronics to companies that ship it to China for “recycling” (and to save on the much higher cost of doing it in the United St
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We Threw Military Electronics in the Trash—China Sold Them Back to Us

We Threw Electronics in the Trash-China Sold Them Back to Us - War Is Boring - Medium
How e-waste compromises American war technology
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Counterfeit e-parts endangering US defence systems - Recycling International

Counterfeit e-parts endangering US defence systems - Recycling International | E-Waste | Scoop.it
The surge in counterfeit electronic parts, mainly from China, is threatening the reliability of sophisticated defence technologies in the USA, according to a report by the US Senate Armed Services Committee.
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E-Waste Export Policy Key to Stopping Electronics Counterfeits and Protecting ... - Roll Call

E-Waste Export Policy Key to Stopping Electronics Counterfeits and Protecting ... - Roll Call | E-Waste | Scoop.it
E-Waste Export Policy Key to Stopping Electronics Counterfeits and Protecting ...
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While the federal government and the defense industry are implementing prevention and detection measures, additional action is needed by Congress.
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Police bust ‘e-trash’ smugglers, seize 72,000 tons of goods

Police bust ‘e-trash’ smugglers, seize 72,000 tons of goods | E-Waste | Scoop.it
Three smuggling gangs have been busted for bringing over 72,000 tons of used laptops and parts into China illegally, customs have said.
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Arrow Value Recovery | The Responsible Electronics Recycling Act ...

Arrow Value Recovery | The Responsible Electronics Recycling Act ... | E-Waste | Scoop.it
Ensure responsible electronics recycling in the U.S.A. - Create domestic job opportunities - Increase exports of working, tested equipment and commodity-grade material from e-waste - Enhance national security by retaining ...
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FRONTLINE/World Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground | PBS

FRONTLINE/World Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground | PBS | E-Waste | Scoop.it
As this month's digital television conversion makes tens of millions of analog TV's obsolete, and Americans continue to trash old computers and cell phones at alarming rates, FRONTLINE/World presents a global investigation into the dirty secret of the digital age -- the dumping of hundreds of millions of pounds of toxic electronic waste across the developing world. The report also uncovers another dangerous bi-product of a disposable culture – data fraud, as thousands of old hard drives are finding their way into criminal hands.
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Exports fuel counterfeiting threat to US e-security - Recycling International

Exports fuel counterfeiting threat to US e-security - Recycling International | E-Waste | Scoop.it
Responsible recycling of electronics is more crucial now than ever before, insists John Shegerian, who sees counterfeit tech imports from China alongside regular e-scrap as the latest ‘threat’ to US safety and security.
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What we can do to combat the growing e-waste mountain - Evertiq

What we can do to combat the growing e-waste mountain - Evertiq | E-Waste | Scoop.it
Too many old, disused or discarded electronics are dumped well before the end of their useful life. Many have the capacity to be reused, resold, repaired, recycled or safely disposed of and every year the problem gets worse… - Created: 2015-05-20 13:10, Source: evertiq, Category: Electronics Production
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Up to 90% of world's electronic waste is illegally dumped, says UN

Up to 90% of world's electronic waste is illegally dumped, says UN | E-Waste | Scoop.it
PCs and smartphones adding to ‘e-waste mountain’ that could reach 50m tonnes by 2017, much of it dumped and traded in developing countries

Via pdeppisch, Jocelyn Stoller
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Guide To Recycling Your Electronics

Guide To Recycling Your Electronics | E-Waste | Scoop.it
"If you want to get rid of electronic equipment that you no longer use and want to protect the environment ..." [and reduce feedstock for counterfeiters] "... follow these steps ..." More at Recycl...
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How to deal with electronic waste? Make it a national security issue

How to deal with electronic waste? Make it a national security issue | E-Waste | Scoop.it
We’re in the midst of fevered discussions about communications and security. Cybertarian campaigners want to stop collusion between corporations and governments to intercept citizen chat; attention-grabbing…
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The Surprising U.S. National Security Benefits Of E-Waste Recycling

The Surprising U.S. National Security Benefits Of E-Waste Recycling | E-Waste | Scoop.it
Tip of the hat to the folks over at the National Defense Magazine for posting an intriguing piece about the unappreciated national security benefits of recycling electronic waste. Scaling up recycling programs for electronic waste – or, e-waste – would protect more than just the environment. It could also protect the [...]
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E-Waste Export Policy Key to Stopping Electronics Counterfeits and Protecting Military Readiness | Commentary

E-Waste Export Policy Key to Stopping Electronics Counterfeits and Protecting Military Readiness | Commentary | E-Waste | Scoop.it
As highlighted in a 2012 report by the Senate Armed Services Committee, a flood of counterfeit electronic parts from China threatens the reliability of sophisticated defense technologies from thermal weapon sights to advanced missile systems and from aircraft to submarines. Each of us shared our perspectives with the committee, which found more than 1,800 cases of counterfeit parts in defense systems. But like the proverbial tip of the iceberg, what we can see is only a small part of the problem.
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E-waste bill is introduced in Senate; reactions mixed - American Metal Market

E-waste bill is introduced in Senate; reactions mixed
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E-waste bill is introduced in Senate; reactions mixed. Mar 07, 2014 | 05:03 PM | Nathan Laliberte.
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Problem of e-waste (15Feb14)

Looking into the problem of e-waste, and politicians doing nothing about this waste going abroad for processing, ending up in poor countries and polluting th...
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