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E-waste firm convicted of falsely promising to recycle in the US

Electronic waste recycling firm Executive Recycling has been convicted of multiple crimes, including environmental violations related to illegal disposal of e-waste overseas, mail and wire fraud, and smuggling and obstruction, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.

Apple's Green Flub Adds to Its Checkered Record

A misstep this week in regard to EPEAT participation reminds that Apple and environmentalists have clashed many times.


Microsoft Pledges to Go Carbon Neutral in July

After reducing its carbon footprint for several years, Microsoft plans to be carbon neutral from from the start of its next fiscal year.

Top Earth Day Apps

Here are 15 apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 7 to help you live a greener, more sustainable life.

5 New Year's Resolutions to Change the World

Analysis: Steve Jobs isn't the only one who can change the world. Here's a simple starter list of resolutions that could make a difference in 2012.


Computer Recyler Tackles Digital Divide

PC recycling charity Computer Aid International has launched its Christmas Appeal, seeking donations of cash and computers for developing countries.

5 Ways to Dump Your Old Handset Before the iPhone 5

Your old iPhone or smartphone could be worth a few hundred dollars. Here are some ways to convert it into a video game, gift card, or cold, hard cash.


Congress Weighs Rules on E-Waste

New legislation in the U.S. Congress would ban the export of certain hazardous electronics waste products.

Best Buy Laptop Warranty Dispute: What Kinds of Incidents Does It Cover?

A customer asks for help after the retailer denies a claim under its accidental-damage coverage. Plus: problems with Cell for Cash's buyback service.


Nokia Relaunches Recycling Campaign in Uganda

Nokia has relaunched a recycling initiative aimed at enabling the 11 million mobile-phone users in Uganda to dispose of old and unwanted devices.