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Digitale terrestre e ambiente: le discariche dei vecchi televisori

Da un articolo di Federico Guerrini su lastampa.it: Lo smaltimento dei rifiuti costituiti da apparecchiature elettriche ed elettroniche (Raee) è un problema in crescita a livello mondiale, dato l’aumento esponenziale delle vendite di telefonini, c...
by Tv digital divide on May 18, 2010

A Computer Waste Bill for Rio Grande do Sul

A bill on information technology (IT) waste has been introduced in the state legislative of the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul (RS) that is similar to a law adopted in 2008 by its neighbor, Paraná. The bill would require producers, di...
by The Temas Blog on Oct 2, 2009

A WEEE Bill for Amazonas

This week Amazonas (AM) became the latest state in which a bill on  “technological trash” (lixo tecnologico or e-lixo) – the Brazilians nickname for what is known elsewhere as WEEE or e-waste — has been introduced. Unlike bi...
by The Temas Blog on Sep 26, 2009

What the Other Guy Blogs About: EPR for WEEE in LAC

There’s an interesting post worth reading in the blog of the University of Chile’s Environmental Law Center (CDA) arguing that the principle of extended producer responsibility (EPR) may be applicable to electronics waste (e-waste, e-scra...
by The Temas Blog on Sep 1, 2009

Directional Signals in Brazilian Federal Waste Policy

A body most people have never heard of, part of a larger organization many people do not know or understand, met today and took a series of decisions that will help shape new directions in waste policy in Brazil. The larger organization many do not k...
by The Temas Blog on Aug 17, 2009

Toward Brazilian Environmental Norms for Electro-Electronics

Several jurisdictions in Brazil — most notably the States of São Paulo (SP) and Mato Grosso (MT), and the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro (MRJ) — have recently adopted e-waste laws, and several states look interested in following suit (he...
by The Temas Blog on Aug 15, 2009

Acordo Mineiro Sobre a Gestão de Resíduos Eletroeletrônicos

Desde a Fundação Estadual do Meio Ambiente (FEAM): Acordo irá incrementar ações de gestão de resíduos eletroeletrônicos Previsto para acontecer ao longo de 2010, o projeto estabelecerá uma parceria, inicialmente, com 25 empresas que irão re...
by The Temas Blog on Aug 13, 2009

An E-Waste Bill for Bahia

I’m on vacation in the Caribbean, with limited internet access (and a damaged laptop) and in any case supposedly ignoring my inbox and not posting.  But I peeked at the web version of my inbox using a relative’s laptop and, seeing a note...
by The Temas Blog on Jul 23, 2009

Computer Take-Back in Rio de Janeiro / A Lei Sobre E-lixo do Municipio de Rio de Janeiro

Last week the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro (MRJ) (population 6 million) became the first major Brazilian city to adopt an e-waste law.  The law is rather short and simple.  It requires manufacturers and suppliers of computers are required to rec...
by The Temas Blog on Jun 22, 2009

São Paulo Adopts a WEEE Law

The state assembly of the state of São Paulo (SP) today passed a law on “technological trash” (lixo tecnológico) that is likely to have a significant impact on the electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) product and component business...
by The Temas Blog on Jun 9, 2009

An E-Waste Bill for Pernambuco

The northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco may go the way of its southern sister state, Paraná, regarding computer-related waste.  A bill was just introduced in Pernambuco’s state assembly that appears patterned after Paraná’s Law...
by The Temas Blog on May 22, 2009

An E-Waste Bill for Colombia

After months of rumbling on the issue (here and here), Colombia finally has its first formal proposal to regulate waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE or “e-waste” or “e-scrap”) — in this case, in the form of...
by The Temas Blog on Apr 15, 2009

Promoting TV Reuse Instead of Recycling in Mexico

From Retroworks: American Retroworks Inc. adopts novel approach to criticism of CRT reuse at its facility in Mexico. “Exchange Program” pays Mexicans for bringing in one junk CRT for each refurbished sale. For sale in Latin America - test...
by The Temas Blog on Mar 1, 2009


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