Electronics Recycling Monthly News Roundup

Living Green Technology

LG continued displaying excellent leadership when it comes to electronics recycling and was recognized at CES 2017 for its commitment to sustainability and energy efficient products. As the months go by, more progress is being made in electronics recycling.

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Behavioral economics and benefit-cost analysis

Environmental Economics

Ted Gayer: A recent wave of government regulations mandates the energy efficiency levels of a wide range of consumer and business products, including passenger cars and commercial vehicles, clothes dryers, air conditioners, and light bulbs. The agencies attempt to mask this finding by claiming that the regulations save consumers and firms money, by forcing them to buy more expensive energy-efficient products.

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American Recycler: EPA honors LG electronics with Gold Tier, the top level recycling award LG continued displaying excellent leadership when it comes to electronics recycling and was recognized at CES 2017 for its commitment to sustainability and energy efficient products. As the months go by, more progress is being made in electronics recycling. Companies and consumers are becoming more aware of the environmental impact of technology and are taking more responsibility.

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Why Is Maintenance Management Crucial for Your Organization?

Green Prophet

The maintenance management process is necessary for an effective and efficient production process in any organization. It is effective because it also allows businesses to secure reliable and quality production, protect the environment, and ensure employees’ safety.


Green (Living) Review

The UK’s largest home improvement and garden center retailer, believes energy saving should be affordable for all and found 95 per cent of its customers agreed when surveyed that reducing VAT would encourage them to buy energy efficient products. A recent letter from the Treasury has recognized that energy efficient products, not currently in scope for the VAT reduction, ‘may play a major role in reducing household energy use’ and are being kept under review.

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A Look at the Finest Delta-8 Products on the Market Today

Green Prophet

Over the past few years, CBD products have become increasingly popular amongst people looking for alternative treatments. However, what is delta-8-THC, and more importantly, what are the finest delta-8 products on the market? . The Finest Delta-8 Products.

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Save The Planet and More With These Eco-Friendly Solutions for Businesses

Eco Friendly Daily

Digital Products. Offering digital products has allowed businesses to reduce waste from manufacturing and shipping dramatically. Through eCommerce sites, customers can purchase products ranging from eBooks and software to music and online services and gain access instantly.

Bass Fiber Speakers: Sound of organic tunes


The idea is to get the best of both worlds as designers and makers of gadgets are constantly trying to satisfy us with smaller, sleeker and more efficient products. Products are becoming more and more planet friendly with each passing day, thanks to both aware consumers and responsible manufacturers. The design places emphasis on bio degradable products that will not harm the planet even if the product finally ends up in landfills after it has served its purpose.

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Chaim Weizmann’s Fermentation Invention Used for Biofuel Production in USA

Green Prophet

His process of Acetone Butanol Ethanol (ABE) fermentation helped produce explosives for World War I and now a team of chemical engineers at UC Berkley are close to perfecting his process for the efficient production of biofuels. Harvey Blanche explained that their variation on Weizmann’s fermentation process could efficiently convert corn, eucalyptus, sugar cane, grass and other fast-growing plants and trees into the ACE mixture.

Recession sets off great interest in efficiency

Green (Living) Review

According to a new survey from The Shelton Group, 71% of people considered buying energy efficient products "to save money" in comparison to 55% who said it was "to protect the environment." Then consumers who were buying or considering to buy energy efficient products said they did so because of their concern for the environment. In this setting the recession could be good for the environment and those that produce such energy efficient products.

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Anglian launches Energy Smart Kids activity booklet to get kids switched on to energy saving

Green (Living) Review

And while they’re busy solving the word searches and puzzles, why not spend some time thinking about some of the more fundamental changes you can make to the energy efficiency of your home? With around 30% of a home’s heat being lost through windows and doors, energy efficient windows should be high on your Christmas list this year. For more information and to view the full product range, visit the Anglian Home Improvements website.

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Valpak sponsor Royal College of Art's environmental design awards

Green (Living) Review

The awards are for projects that encourage the innovative design of eco-efficient products and services, and their communication to industry and the public. Design can determine up to 80 per cent of a product's environmental impacts across its lifecycle. Valpak are working in partnership with The Royal College of Art sponsoring two design awards for Post Graduate Art and Design students.

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Fungi Could Clean Pollution, Give Fuel and Food: Egypt Research

Green Prophet

Abdel Azim and his team are bioprospecting some Egyptian fungi for the efficient production of biodiesel. This could help advance the realization of salt tolerant genetically modified wheat strains which could eventually be irrigated by seawater, increasing the country’s wheat production and decreasing its reliance on imports. Ahmed Abdel Azim and his team at Suez Canal University advance research in mycology (fungi).

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Make a difference!

The Green Changemakers

Get your friends involved Offset your Travel Re-use Recycle Insulate Use the “Off” switch Control Temperature Efficiently Drive smart and walk more Buy energy efficient products Plant a tree Don’t use a Screensaver Use Less Water Encourage others to conserve. Help us to make a difference. With every pledge you join thousands of others who are committing to small steps to help bring about change.

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Green (Living) Review

Leading Lighting Manufacturer Earns Fifth Honor for its Ongoing Commitment to the Development of Energy Efficient Products RIVERSIDE, N.J., Selected annually from more than 12,000 organizations participating in the ENERGY STAR program, Sustained Excellence Award winners are recognized annually for their continued commitment to produce innovative, energy-efficient products that reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions. "We

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B&Q launches petition and cuts the VAT on energy monitors permanently

Green (Living) Review

B&Q believes energy saving should be affordable for all and when surveyed, 95 per cent of its customers agreed that reducing VAT would encourage them to buy energy efficient products. B&Q has evidence that price reductions through VAT cuts drives up sales of energy saving products like insulation and light bulbs. There is also currently no VAT reduction for the electrical goods that are the most energy efficient in their product category e.g. goods that are A rated.

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The First Tech Accelerator For Sustainability

Cool Green Science

And we’re seeing a revolution in the ways great companies deliver traditional services and products. Organizations find hugely more efficient, productive ways of getting things done. Technology can bring new, efficient methods of sustainable agriculture management to remote areas. If you are a fan of bold and disruptive business models and technology breakthroughs, these are exciting times. Take the billion-dollar private company startup, for example.

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Vestas wins Ukrainian order for 90 MW

Green (Living) Review

The V112 turbine allows an efficient energy production and gives us justified return on investment," says CEO of Wind Power LLC, Guerman Ainbinder. DTEK's enterprises form an efficient production chain from coal mining and preparation to electricity generation and supply. This article is for your information only and the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW does not (necessarily) approve, endorse or recommend the product, service or company mentioned


Green (Living) Review

Retrofitting existing buildings with energy and water efficiency measures is a cost-effective way to contribute to our climate change obligations, and would help stimulate a low carbon economy through significant job creation for fitters, assessors and manufacturers of efficient products and materials.

Another Reason to Watch “24”

Eco Friendly Daily

This television production has several goals in mind as they film the next season. The show will be taking important steps to clean up their sets and make them more efficient. With this latest development in efficient production, fans can feel even better about watching the upcoming season in January, because the show not only cares about their audience, but about the world, too.

Green Building Perspectives: Whirlpool

Green Life Smart Life

Much like Green Life Smart Life, Whirlpool seeks to help families green their lifestyles with simple tips to help them be more efficient in the kitchen and laundry room. In a recent survey that Whirlpool conducted with Harris Interactive, 84 percent of consumers said that energy efficiency is most important to them in regards to appliances. How is your company evolving to address green living and energy efficiency? Our evolution can be seen in the products themselves.

Green Building Perspectives: Control4

Green Life Smart Life

Green Life Smart Life will provide the opportunity for consumers to learn about Control4’s Operating System and how it is integrated into any home to make life easier by providing a seamless platform that enables all of the home’s products and systems to work together. We have been and will continue to be committed to this space by making greater strides in product development and strategic partnerships to benefit green building and its consumers.

EPA Recognizes Panasonic Home & Environment Company With ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award

Green (Living) Review

The EPA has awarded Panasonic Home & Environment Company a 2012 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in manufacturing innovative and energy efficient ventilation fans. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Panasonic Home & Environment Company a 2012 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in manufacturing innovative and energy efficient ventilation fans.

For the Love of Carrots & the Elephant Journal

Green Living Ideas

Luckily he was able to call-in again this week and talk about eco-tax deductions from energy-efficient technology. 5 Energy Efficient Tax Credits You Should Know About. Claim up to $500 in tax credits for energy-efficiency improvements in your primary home. Builders of energy-efficient homes can get up to $2,000 if they build homes that consume 50% less heating and cooling energy. Energy-Efficient Appliances.

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Brits still not switched on to energy saving, new study shows

Green (Living) Review

According to a new study, while 94% of us say we want to become more energy efficient, only 37% of us currently rate ourselves as such – and it’s the basics that are still eluding us. Yet 82% of people say if they could make one simple change to become energy efficient they would, and 88% say that if making that change would be guaranteed to save them money over the next five years, they would do it.

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Current Carbon Offset Model Won’t Work For Saudi Arabia, 3 Reasons Why

Green Prophet

I think more than the star-crusted, latest new fad of buying carbon credits, what Saudi Arabia needs is a new model of carbon offset; a model where companies can offset their emissions by investing in their own renewable resources and energy-efficient products. A lot of local companies are already shifting to green products but what is needed is to link it with their emissions through their own customized carbon offset model.


Green (Living) Review

The vacuum cleaner is one of the highest power consuming appliances a household will own and whilst fuel prices are out of the consumers’ control, long term energy savings can be made by identifying household energy drains, adopting lifestyle changes and investing in energy efficient technologies that will not only save energy but also pounds in the pocket. He comments: “Of all the products in your home, the vacuum cleaner is easily the most wasteful of energy.

Electronics retailers need green to get back in black

Green Life Smart Life

All recently disappeared from the retail landscape) that they should focus like never before on green products and messaging in order to survive and thrive in the rebuilding economy. When people think of green, they think largely of household products and food, says the article. And if you’re a retailer selling products with these attributes, you should be crowing about it.

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How U.S. government procurement can lead the clean economy


Recently, a federal procurement official said, “We can’t just keep identifying individual products to preference if we expect to make a difference.” ” For 50 years, the federal government has identified individual products with single environmental attributes for purchasing preference. It started with 10 recycled products and moved onto identifying products more energy-efficient than others. How U.S.

Responsible Bathroom Water Conservation Tour Shows Americans How to Reduce the Use

Green (Living) Review

Calculations of how much water, money, and energy consumers can save with efficient bathroom products. For instance, based on an average four-person household, using water-efficient products could amount to an annual savings of 36,456 gallons of water and $211. Our water-efficient toilets, faucets, and showerheads combine exceptional performance and superior style,” says Don Devine, American Standard president and chief executive officer. PISCATAWAY, N.J.

How to Feed the World Without Killing the Planet?

Nature Conservancy - Science

1–3 And, as the human population grows and becomes more affluent, demand for food production is increasing, especially for luxury products that are more environmentally demanding. 4 How can we balance demand for agricultural products with biodiversity protection? 14 The debate centers on the assumption that there is a fixed target of production that must be met, either by high-yielding agriculture on a smaller land area, or low-yielding agriculture on a larger land area.

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Green Building Perspectives: Kohler

Green Life Smart Life

which makes toilets, sinks, faucets and all kinds of kitchen and bath products, has water conservation high on its list of priorities. With Kohler products, he said, “You can help the environment and save money along the way, without sacrificing performance.&#. It turns out that toilets have already become much more efficient than they were in the past. Kohler’s products are directly helping consumers cut down on water consumption.

Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 6: Alternative agriculture

Green Blog

This is part six of a series of articles that take a closer look on the relationship between increasing human population levels and the food production system that sustains human livelihoods. Organic farming enterprises are emerging from the now profitable business and its products are no longer restricted to niche health food stores or farmers’ markets. Therefore, the authors of the study still consider organic agriculture to be an “efficient production” method.

Carbon ‘rainbow’: Unilever pledges $1.2B to scrub fossil fuels from cleaning products


to scrub fossil fuels from cleaning products Cecilia Keating Tue, 09/08/2020 – 00:15 Unilever last week revealed plans to funnel close to $1.2 billion over the next 10 years into initiatives that will allow it to replace chemicals in its cleaning products made from fossil fuel feedstocks with greener alternatives — an investment it described as critical to meeting its aim of achieving net-zero emissions from its products by 2039.

MIT researchers light up LEDs with over 100 percent efficiency


Green Products. MIT researchers light up LEDs with over 100 percent efficiency. A team of MIT researchers, who addressed this issue, has emerged up with an unforeseen power-efficiency mechanism for LEDs, more than 100 percent! This range is called ‘unity efficiency.’ Scientists Create 230-Percent Efficient LED Bulbs Picture Gallery Scientists Create 230-Percent Efficient LED Bulbs Scientists Create 230-Percent Efficient LED Bulbs. Please login.

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Little Sun: A cost effective, solar powered LED lamp for the.


Green Products. Envisaged as a solar powered LED lamp; this bantam contraption would provide affordable yet efficient lighting for rural people living in developing countries. Fueled by its advanced yet efficient LED system, the optimized charging of 4 hours can be easily followed after, during the day time. And, that is not all; as in the larger ambit, the designers are also looking forth to design other equally energy efficient products in the future.

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Best green household products must for every home


Green Products. Best green household products must for every home. But it is also important that these products don’t release harmful toxins and chemicals which can pose a danger to the health and the environment. In keeping with increasing demand for green products, manufacturers of household items are rolling out eco friendly and useful objects designed to making life easy. Easy to cultivate and abundant, it is often used to manufacture disposable products.

Save the world

The Green Changemakers

Buy energy-saving, compact-fluorescent light bulbs and other energy efficient products. When replacing major appliances purchase energy efficient ones - look for the government's EnergyStar label. Be a consumer that uses your dollars to support companies and products that are better for the Earth. 10 EASY THINGS YOU CAN DO TO HELP THE EARTH THIS EARTH DAY, APRIL 22 1. Plant a tree in your yard or start a garden.

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The Green Changemakers

Keynesian economists soon discovered that full employment today meant a bigger economy tomorrow because some of the investment expenditures required to keep unemployment down: on infrastructure, buildings and equipment, also expanded the productive capacity of the economy. We would enjoy more services and fewer but more durable and repairable products, and we would value use over status when deciding what to buy.

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Global Warming Solutions

The Green Changemakers

We need to drive smarter cars, save money with energy efficient homes and offices, and build better communities and transportation networks. DRIVE SMARTER CARS Choose an efficient vehicle: High-mileage cars such as hybrids and plug-in hybrids use less gas and save money. Sealing drafts and making sure that your home has adequate insulation are two easy ways to become more energy-efficient. Buy energy-efficient appliances.

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The global crisis in land use.

The Green Changemakers

Without a highly efficient, productive, and resilient agricultural system, our society would collapse almost overnight. And, if we want any hope of keeping up with these demands, we’ll need to double, perhaps triple, the agricultural production of the planet in the next 30 to 40 years. What will happen to our remaining ecosystems, including tropical rainforests, if we need to double or triple world agricultural production, while simultaneously coping with climate change?

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20 Ways to Make a Difference

The Green Changemakers

Go from energy efficiency production to beach and river clean-up and then save the dolphins. When we do what we were made to do, mentoring others and finding volunteer opportunities, we discover that we all have resources to create a personal legacy, using our time, our money, and our ideas.

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Qualitative Growth

The Green Changemakers

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Most economists still measure a country''s wealth in terms of its GDP (the metric enshrined in the United Nations System of National Accounts, UNSNA) in which all economic activities associated with monetary values are added up indiscriminately while all non-monetary aspects of the economy are ignored. They tend to be small-scale projects with plenty of diversity, energy efficient, non-polluting, and community oriented.