Canada's Electronics Recycling Association Drops Defamation Suit Against BAN

The Canadian non-profit organization Electronics Recycling Association (ERA) has elected to drop their defamation lawsuit against Basel Action Network (BAN) and Executive Director, Jim Puckett, with prejudice and no other conditions. BAN, as part of its worldwide e-Trash Transparency Project, had reported that three GPS tracked e-waste devices that were deposited at ERA's drop sites in Canada went directly to Hong Kong and Pakistan.

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Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations Obtains e-Stewards® Certification

Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations Obtains e-Stewards® Certification

Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations, a full‐service electronics and materials lifecycle management corporation providing solutions for electronics recycling, materials recovery, legislative compliance, IT asset disposition (ITAD), product refurbishment, remarketing and resale, and data security, today announced that its corporate headquarters location is now e‐Stewards certified.

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Watchdog Group Uses GPS Trackers to Discover Illegal Electronic Waste Exports from Europe to Africa and Asia

Watchdog Group Uses GPS Trackers to Discover Illegal Electronic Waste Exports from Europe to Africa and Asia

The global environmental watchdog organization Basel Action Network (BAN) today released the findings of a two-year study in 10 EU countries that followed 314 old computers, printers, and monitors in which GPS Trackers had been secretly installed.

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Chemours is using the U.S. as an Unregulated Dump for Europe's Toxic GENX Waste

Chemours is using the U.S. as an Unregulated Dump for Europe's Toxic GENX Waste

AFTER MANY YEARS of treating the developing world as its environmental dumping ground, the U.S. is finally getting a taste of what it feels like to be on the receiving end of another country’s dangerous garbage. DuPont-spinoff Chemours is sending industrial waste from the Netherlands to North Carolina. The waste in question comes from the production of the toxic chemical GenX, DuPont’s replacement for the surfactant PFOA, which was long used in the production of Teflon and many other products.

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Interpol's 30 Days at Sea identifies offenders in marine pollution crime

Interpol's 30 Days at Sea identifies offenders in marine pollution crime

Interpol, the world’s largest international police organization, has carried out a global investigation into marine pollution crime, and identified more than 500 offenses.

People living near Matahari Terbit Beach in Sanur, Bali, work together to clear trash, mainly plastic bottles and food packaging, from the beach. (JP/Zul Trio Anggono)

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