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More than 100 Faith Leaders in All 50 States Call on Walmart to ...

More than 100 Faith Leaders in All 50 States Call on Walmart to ... | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Endorsed by priests, pastors, rabbis, lay leaders, faith based activists and theologians, the “Open Letter to Walmart on Stewardship of Electronic Waste” is the latest in a year-long campaign to convince the company to offer options, much like ...
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An Open Letter Calling on Samsung to Accept the Recommendations of the Mediation Committee

On July 23, 2015, a formal Mediation Committee established by Samsung and civil society groups issued its ground breaking recommendations to compensate the hundreds of workers who became ill while ...
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An Infamous E-Waste Slum Needed Us. It Got Razed Instead

An Infamous E-Waste Slum Needed Us. It Got Razed Instead | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
We in the Western media inadvertently helped condemn workers and their families to forcible eviction.
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The impenetrable world of Mark Flores

The impenetrable world of Mark Flores | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
For three decades of her son's life, Yvette Flores assumed his developmental problems were merely bad luck. Then she learned otherwise.
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Illegally Traded and Dumped E-Waste Worth up to $19 Billion Annually Poses Risks to Health, Deprives Countries of Resources, Says UNEP report - UNEP

Illegally Traded and Dumped E-Waste Worth up to $19 Billion Annually Poses Risks to Health, Deprives Countries of Resources, Says UNEP report - UNEP | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Inconsistency in Cross-Border Regulations Challenge to Effective Control of Illegal Waste Trafficking.
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Former RCA employees win decade-long legal battle - Taipei Times

Former RCA employees win decade-long legal battle - Taipei Times | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Former employees of Radio Corp of America (RCA) burst into tears as a court yesterday ordered that the now-defunct electronics company and its owners pay NT$564.45 million (US$18.11 million) in damages to 445 former workers and their families.
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Barely 3 out of 10 victims qualify for Samsung’s compensation plan standards

Barely 3 out of 10 victims qualify for Samsung’s compensation plan standards | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Hankyoreh21, a weekly magazine of South Korea, analyzed the compensation standards that Samsung had proposed in the mediation process to address workers' death and health problems.  According to Ha...
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Samsung semiconductor workers: lymphoma, and no compensation

Samsung semiconductor workers: lymphoma, and no compensation | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Workers who handled dangerous chemicals left without assistance because they’re subcontractors
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E-Waste Management Market Is Expected To Reach $49.4 Billion, Global, By 2020 – Allied Market Research

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E-waste poses risk to Vietnam's environment: survey

E-waste poses risk to Vietnam's environment: survey | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
E-waste poses risk to Vietnam's environment: survey
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Toxic 'e-waste' dumped in poor nations, says United Nations

Toxic 'e-waste' dumped in poor nations, says United Nations | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Millions of tonnes of old electronic goods illegally exported to developing countries, as people dump luxury items
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E-waste not, want not - Hindustan Times

E-waste not, want not - Hindustan Times | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Scenario 1: The batteries in your remote control are dead. Mobile phone chargers and CDs lie unused around the house and the compact florescent lamp (CFL) is not working. Not sure what to do, you throw the toxic items into the dustbin.
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Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story

Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.
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Tackling electronic waste menace

Tackling electronic waste menace | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Thailand is in urgent need of a new law to enter the new age of waste management as the amount of electronic waste entering landfills and being dumped on public land threatens public health and the environment, activists say.
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Samsung refuses arbitration committee for leukemia victims

Samsung refuses arbitration committee for leukemia victims | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Instead, electronics giant says it will set up its own arbitration committee to mull over issue of compensation
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Apple accounts for 92% of the smartphone industry's profits | Digit.in

Apple accounts for 92% of the smartphone industry's profits | Digit.in | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
The story behind Apple’s large profit shares in smartphone industry: exclusive platform and higher price per unit are driving the firm, when others are at los
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Those Free Phone Promos are Killing the Environment

Those Free Phone Promos are Killing the Environment | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Upgrade incentives are creating a glut of mobile phone e-waste, a new study finds.
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Erin Brockovich-style victory falls short on damages awarded: lawyer | Society | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News

Erin Brockovich-style victory falls short on damages awarded: lawyer | Society | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Taipei, April 17 (CNA) The lead lawyer in a class-action suit of former RCA workers in Taiwan got his wish Friday when he won a decade-long suit against the company, but he complained that the compensation awarded was too low.
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Electronic waste from homes turning city into toxic dump - The Times of India

Electronic waste from homes turning city into toxic dump - The Times of India | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
While pollution control boards have put in much effort into creating efficient systems for the storage and disposal of hazardous waste generated by industries, there is virtually no method whereby hazardous domestic waste is treated.
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NGOs from around the globe deliver “Challenge” to electronics industry on toxic chemicals – Electronics TakeBack Coalition

NGOs from around the globe deliver “Challenge” to electronics industry on toxic chemicals – Electronics TakeBack Coalition | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
March 16, 2015: NGO’s today delivered a formal challenge to the electronics industry to take action to stop the harm to workers and communities caused by hazardous chemicals used to manufacture electronic products.
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Kerala govt to procure e-waste menace by paying money per kg

Kerala govt to procure e-waste menace by paying money per kg | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Discarded electronic goods such as computers and TV sets are set to bring money for the Keralites, with the state government deciding to procure e-waste to tackle the urban pollution.
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Deadly nitrogen leak at LG factory in South Korea

Deadly nitrogen leak at LG factory in South Korea | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
A nitrogen leak at an LG Display factory in South Korea has killed at least one person Monday, authorities confirmed.
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Indian e-waste CAGR to be more than China’s: Report

Indian e-waste CAGR to be more than China’s: Report | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
The E-waste market in India is expected to grow at a higher rate than in China in the next few years, said a report.
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Turning E-Waste into Light - IEEE Spectrum

Turning E-Waste into Light - IEEE Spectrum | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
IBM India researchers report that disused laptop batteries can cut the cost of bringing power to those without access to the grid
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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Supplier Foxconn Eying Nokia’s India Plant [Report]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Supplier Foxconn Eying Nokia’s India Plant [Report] | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Manufacturer of Apple iPhones could be the possible buyer of Nokia’s plant in Chennai that was left out of deal with Microsoft due to taxation issues.
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