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e Waste Awareness | INFOGRAPHIC

e Waste Awareness | INFOGRAPHIC | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
e Waste Awareness: As technology increasignly rules our daily life and with electronics' lifecycle getting shorter, it's no surpise that electronic waste management becomes a top tier environmental issue.
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Survey shows e-waste a risk to scrap dealers and environment - Times of India

Survey shows e-waste a risk to scrap dealers and environment - Times of India | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Survey shows e-waste a risk to scrap dealers and environment Times of India PUNE: Findings of an 'e-waste collection and handling by scrap shops' survey recently released by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has found that a large number of...
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Disposal of Older Monitors Leaves a Hazardous Trail

Disposal of Older Monitors Leaves a Hazardous Trail | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Advances in flat-screen technology have made older monitors and televisions obsolete, decimating demand for tube glass used in them and creating vast stockpiles of useless material.
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Outsourcing injustice in apparel

Outsourcing injustice in apparel | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
When lives are sacrificed, the social burden and hidden costs of making cheap clothes skyrockets.
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Vietnam's electronics sector booming

Low wages and favourable investment incentives have made Vietnam's electronics manufacturing sector a highly attractive target for foreign investors. With Singapore and its formerly strong electronics industry at the brink of ...
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Pune Municipal Corporation organises poster competition to spread awareness ...

Pune Municipal Corporation organises poster competition to spread awareness ... | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Pune Municipal Corporation organises poster competition to spread awareness ...Times of India"Schools from across the city were invited to participate in the poster competition on how to make their school an e-waste free place under the project...
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Mexico shuts down Korean firm after workplace violence

Mexico shuts down Korean firm after workplace violenceFox NewsSam Won and Samsung Electronics Mexico also offered a public apology to the affected worker and his family.
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Tribute of Inspiration Award

Sugio Furuya is being presented with the Tribute of Inspiration Award for being a bridge of hope and strength to victims of asbestos exposure in Asia and across the globe. Mr. Furuya is the Secretary General of the Japan Occupational Safety and Resource Center (JOSHRC). He has many years of experience in efforts to ban asbestos through Ban Asbestos Network Japan (BANJAN) as well as regionally for the Asian Ban Asbestos Network (A-BAN).

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Electronics manufacturer Foxconn says underage interns found working at ... - Washington Post

NDTVElectronics manufacturer Foxconn says underage interns found working at ...Washington PostBEIJING — Electronics manufacturer Foxconn said Tuesday it found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China.
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China's workers fight back.sept29.2012

China’s Workers Fight Back September 29, 2012 Cathy Walker, Canadian Auto WorkersHealth & Safety Department Director (retired) To: Chine...
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Pakistan factory fire tragedy: More than 300 Dead

Pakistan factory fire tragedy: More than 300 Dead | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
More than 300 lives were lost in two separate fires that engulfed factories in Karachi and Lahore on Tuesday night.. In a picture taken on September 11, 2012, Pakistani firefighters extinguish a fire that erupted in a garment factory in Karachi.
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West Bengal Pollution Control Board takes initiative for proper disposal of ewaste

West Bengal Pollution Control Board takes initiative for proper disposal of ...Times of IndiaKOLKATA: Concerned over the increasing generation of electronic waste (e-waste) in the city, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has taken up ...
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Nagpur flouting e-waste handling guidelines - Times of India

Nagpur flouting e-waste handling guidelines - Times of India | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Nagpur flouting e-waste handling guidelines Times of India NAGPUR: Increasing demand for electronics goods over the years has put Nagpur among the top 10 cities generating electronic waste (e-waste), with some 3,000 tonne of e-waste being generated...
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Samsung Electronics to Open Assembly Plant in Ethiopia - AllAfrica.com

Samsung Electronics to Open Assembly Plant in Ethiopia - AllAfrica.com | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Samsung Electronics to Open Assembly Plant in Ethiopia AllAfrica.com Samsung Electronics is the flagship subsidiary of the Samsung Group, a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul, and has been the...
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Apple's Chinese suppliers still exploiting workers, says report

Apple's Chinese suppliers still exploiting workers, says report | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
A report from a Hong-Kong watchdog group accuses suppliers of 'military-style management of workers,' despite Apple's code of conduct. Read this article by Lance Whitney on CNET News.
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Signs of Changes Taking Hold in Electronics Factories in China - New York Times

Signs of Changes Taking Hold in Electronics Factories in China - New York Times | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
New York Times Signs of Changes Taking Hold in Electronics Factories in China New York Times Apple, the electronics industry's behemoth, in the last year has tripled its corporate social responsibility staff, has re-evaluated how it works with...
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Govt to notify five electronics manufacturing clusters by Feb - Economic Times

Govt to notify five electronics manufacturing clusters by Feb - Economic Times | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
Govt to notify five electronics manufacturing clusters by FebEconomic TimesThe plan to notify five electronics manufacturing clusters is part of three-month agenda finalised by Telecom and IT Minister Kapil Sibal with Department of Electronics and...
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E-waste generators raking in money - Times of India

E-waste generators raking in money - Times of India | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
E-waste generators raking in moneyTimes of IndiaThe e-waste recycler, who set his factory in Goripalya a year ago, is among the 200-odd recyclers and dismantlers of hundreds of tones of electronic waste generated daily by the IT city.
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Foxconn Electronics to open factories in US?

Foxconn Electronics to open factories in US? | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
IBNLiveFoxconn Electronics to open factories in US?GlobalPostMarket watchers say Taiwan's Foxconn Electronics is planning to open factories in the US to cope with growing demand for Apple products. Jessica PhelanNovember 8, 2012 11:53.
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Govt clears National Policy on Electronics - Zee News

Zee NewsGovt clears National Policy on ElectronicsZee NewsNew Delhi: The Cabinet Thursday cleared the National Policy on Electronics 2012, which aims to make the domestic electronic hardware manufacturing segment into a USD 400-billion industry by...
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Foxconn Denies Report of iPhone Plant Strike - CNBC.com

Foxconn Denies Report of iPhone Plant Strike - CNBC.com | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
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Activists: New Philippines law gags netizens

Activists: New Philippines law gags netizens | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
A quick tweet or Facebook post could put you behind bars in the Philippines under a new cyber law, according to activists.
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Watchdog: Samsung's China factory employs child labor

Watchdog: Samsung's China factory employs child labor | Electronics - Issues and Problems | Scoop.it
TPMWatchdog: Samsung's China factory employs child laborZDNetA Chinese factory which assembles products for Samsung Electronics has been hiring underaged workers, thus violating Chinese labor laws, according to China Labor Watch.
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