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Malaysia Sends Plastic Waste Back to 13 Wealthy Countries, Says It Won’t Be ‘the Rubbish Dump of the World’

Malaysia Sends Plastic Waste Back to 13 Wealthy Countries, Says It Won’t Be ‘the Rubbish Dump of the World’

The Southeast Asian country Malaysia has sent 150 shipping containers packed with plastic waste back to 13 wealthy countries, putting the world on notice that it will not be the world’s garbage dump, as CNN reported. The countries receiving their trash back include the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Canada. The government will […]

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    Global Toxic Emergency Created by the Electronics We Buy

    Global Toxic Emergency Created by the Electronics We Buy

    International Campaign for Responsible Technology [Editor’s note: While working on this post I kept thinking of the Annie Leonard’s The Story of Electronics. Watch her movie below and then read about the organizations that are trying to clean up this toxic industry.] The American Public Health Association (APHA) yesterday called on the global electronics’ industry, […]