Consumer electronic waste is a serious problem. Americans replace their cell phones every 22 months, leading to over 140 million cell phones in U.S. landfills annually. The components in those phones break down, allowing toxic substances to leach into the surrounding soil and water systems.
The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work has set a number of challenging targets for reductions in carbon emissions and waste
April 16, 2013
With pressure to reduce carbon emissions, reduce waste, increase energy efficiency and the proportion of renewable energy, the EU is set for a rapid growth in the number of ‘green jobs’ – jobs which help to protect or restore the environment.