Sustainable Electronics News: What We’re Reading
Welcome to GEC’s Sustainable Electronics News Roundup for the week ending February 24, 2017. Below, we’ve shared a few of the many articles that captured our attention this week.
February 14, 2017 | Environmental Leader
In a move that could affect US manufacturers and chemical companies that do business in Europe, the European Chemicals Agency is moving forward with nanomaterial guidance regulations.
February 16, 2017 | Resource Recycling
Chinese customs authorities announced a crackdown on illegal imports of scrap electronics and other materials.
February 21, 2017 | Spend Matters UK/Europe
A study compiled from a survey of 120 supply chain professionals globally found that almost all organizations (97 percent) place a high level of importance on sustainable procurement.
February 22, 2017 | Wired
Here’s what a better battery stands to win: a cleaner, more reliable power system, which doesn’t rely on fossil fuels and is more robust to boot.