The consumer electronics industry isn’t earth friendly. The plastics, disposable and rechargeable batteries seeping toxins into the ground, and new problems like the gas from plasma displays. For Earth Day this Sunday, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is launching its redesigned site MyGreenElectronics to act as a “one-stop” online resource for environmentally-responsible practices with consumer electronics. It teaches the four R’s: reduce, reuse, recycle, rethink. The site boasts an energy consumption calculator, and a Zip Code search listing 1,500 electronics recycling programs.
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