E-cyclers laud Silicon Valley firms’ support

Oct 25, 2013 | 09:37 AM | Rey Mashayekhi

Tags  Coalition for American Electronics Recyclers, CAER, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, SVLG, Responsible Electronics Recycling Act, electronic waste, electronics recycling, Rep. Gene Green David Zimet

NEW YORK — The Coalition for American Electronics Recyclers (CAER) has praised a group of Silicon Valley businesses for endorsing a federal bill that would significantly restrict exports of electronic waste.

The Responsible Electronics Recycling Act, introduced in Congress in July, would prohibit exports of untested, non-working electronic scrap.The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) this month wrote a letter to Rep. Gene Green (D., Texas), the bill’s primary sponsor, supporting the legislation. The San Jose, Calif.-based group, which represents more....





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