Dell bans export of e-waste to developing countries


This planet is gone. The human systems are so horrible we may never get to fix the planet.

 
 

via Engadget by Laura June on 5/12/09


Dell — which scored pretty poorly in the latest Greenpeace report — has just officially adopted a ban of the export of e-waste as part of its policy. The company, which also has a recycling program, says it’s been holding its partners to high standards for several years, but has revised its policy to conform to the Basel Convention, an international treaty that governs e-waste handling. E-waste is growing, toxic problem in developing countries like China and Ghana.

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