What are the Basel Convention and the Basel Ban?

The Basel Convention is an international treaty aimed at minimizing the amount of hazardous waste moved between countries.  Specifically it addresses waste moving from affluent, developed countries to less developed countries.  It also incorporates the reduction of hazardous waste, calls for waste to be managed as close to the source as possible and assists less developed countries with sound hazardous …

Repercussions for Electronics Recyclers that Mishandle Material

Whether you represent a business upgrading electronic equipment or simply looking for an outlet for that box of unwanted electronics in your basement, it’s important to do your electronic recycling homework. All e-waste services are not created equal. 5 Questions for Prospective Recyclers: What happens to the items after I bring them to you? Do you have a written landfill …