Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

Tech Soup Blog

The WEEE Directive is the set of laws that governs the proper collection and disposal of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in the 27 countries of the European Union. The latest update of the law is expected to be formally approved in 2014. The countries of Eastern Europe are largely on track to develop their WEEE Directive laws. On the one hand, three countries have the highest electronics recycling rates in the world.

Provide the Nonprofit Voice to America's Broadband Plan

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As the United States continues its fall in international broadband ratings, it is clear that our current system, devoid of competition and consumer choice, is putting private interests above the public good. Consumers in South Korea and Japan can get broadband speeds reaching 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) for less than the monthly price a U.S. Without effective deterrents, Internet providers will continue to discriminate against lawful content.