Category Archives: eWaste

Rep. Cook Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Chinese Counterfeiting

“Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) reintroduced HR 917, the Secure E-waste Export and Recycling Act (SEERA). This national security bill stops the flow of e-waste to China and other countries that regularly counterfeit electronics. The bill will ensure that such waste does not become the source of counterfeit goods that may reenter military and civilian electronics in the United States. …”

More at cook.house.gov

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Rep. Cook Introduces Legislation To Combat Chinese Counterfeiting

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) today introduced HR 5579, the Secure E-waste Export and Recycling Act (SEERA). This national security bill stops the flow of e-waste to China and other countries that regularly counterfeit electronics. The bill will ensure that such waste does not become the source of counterfeit goods that may reenter military and civilian electronics in the United States.

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Guide To Recycling Your Electronics

“If you want to get rid of electronic equipment that you no longer use and want to protect the environment …” [and reduce feedstock for counterfeiters] “… follow these steps …”

More at Recycle it Right – Electronics TakeBack Coalition.

The Surprising U.S. National Security Benefits Of E-Waste Recycling — Forbes

“Tip of the hat to the folks over at the National Defense Magazine for posting an intriguing piece about the unappreciated national security benefits of recycling electronic waste. …”

via Forbes.