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S.1270 Responsible Electronics Recycling Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 29, 2011 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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    • E-waste: Recycling Responsibly | eco-officiency blog - January 02, 2012 by eco-officiency - There was a responsible electronics recycling act (HR 2284/ S. 1270) that was introduced in Congress in June of 2011. This Act would prevent the export of non-functional or shredded electronic scrap to developing countries ...

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      As noted by eco-officiency on January 02, 2012, "There was a responsible electronics recycling act (HR 2284/ S. 1270) that was introduced in Congress in June of 2011. This Act would prevent the export of non-functional or shredded electronic scrap to developing countries ..." (/url?q=http://eco-officiency.com/wordpress/2012/01/e-waste-recycle-computer-and-electronics-responsibly/&sa=U&ei=PLYmT5mZBcWpsQLVsuCMAg&ved=0CEMQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNEg58TkOADRPcWulN5_FHafyJ5LRg)
    • E-waste: Recycling Responsibly | eco-officiency blog - January 02, 2012 by eco-officiency - There was a responsible electronics recycling act (HR 2284/ S. 1270) that was introduced in Congress in June of 2011. This Act would prevent the export of non-functional or shredded electronic scrap to developing countries ...

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      As noted by eco-officiency on January 02, 2012, "There was a responsible electronics recycling act (HR 2284/ S. 1270) that was introduced in Congress in June of 2011. This Act would prevent the export of non-functional or shredded electronic scrap to developing countries ..." (/url?q=http://eco-officiency.com/wordpress/2012/01/e-waste-recycle-computer-and-electronics-responsibly/&sa=U&ei=7hskT_KkG8mpsAKm--yMAg&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNGzJc8hqrMO3WDtp7Vex7e8Db-utg)
    • E-waste: Recycling Responsibly | eco-officiency blog - January 02, 2012 by eco-officiency - There was a responsible electronics recycling act (HR 2284/ S. 1270) that was introduced in Congress in June of 2011. This Act would prevent the export of non-functional or shredded electronic scrap to developing countries ...

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      As noted by eco-officiency on January 02, 2012, "There was a responsible electronics recycling act (HR 2284/ S. 1270) that was introduced in Congress in June of 2011. This Act would prevent the export of non-functional or shredded electronic scrap to developing countries ..." (/url?q=http://eco-officiency.com/wordpress/2012/01/e-waste-recycle-computer-and-electronics-responsibly/&sa=U&ei=fcwiT63lLIvFsQL2kLCOCQ&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHofuOE1ldW3x6BMYCids4ec2Euqw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • GAO Report Finds Feds Not Always Managing Own E-Waste Responsibly - May 10, 2012 by Environmental Leader - Here are some of the key findings of the report: 10,000 Computers Disposed Weekly According to the GAO, the U.S. federal government is the world’s largest purchaser of IT equipment, spending $80 billion in FY 2010, and disposing of 10,000 ...

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      As noted by Environmental Leader on May 10, 2012, "Here are some of the key findings of the report: 10,000 Computers Disposed Weekly According to the GAO, the U.S. federal government is the world’s largest purchaser of IT equipment, spending $80 billion in FY 2010, and disposing of 10,000 ..." (http://www.environmentalleader.com/2012/05/10/gao-report-finds-feds-not-always-managing-own-e-waste-responsibly/)
    • Bottom Line - May 07, 2012 by Thehill.com - • EDUCATION. McAllister & Quinn has been hired by Colorado State University to lobby on “grants assistance,” according to lobbying disclosure records. Melissa Hampe, a former legislative director for Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii), is lobbying for the

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      As noted by Thehill.com on May 07, 2012, "• EDUCATION. McAllister & Quinn has been hired by Colorado State University to lobby on “grants assistance,” according to lobbying disclosure records. Melissa Hampe, a former legislative director for Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii), is lobbying for the " (http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/225921-bottom-line-)
    • Business calendar - May 06, 2012 by Buffalo News - Reservations, contact Carrie Hocieniec, 856-6525, Ext. 136 or chocieni@ecidany.com. •Niagara Business Network 8-9:15 a.m., Dick&Jenny’s, 1270 Baseline Road., Grand Island. Information, call Jim Sokolski, 863-0260. • Center for the Study of ...

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      As noted by Buffalo News on May 06, 2012, "Reservations, contact Carrie Hocieniec, 856-6525, Ext. 136 or chocieni@ecidany.com. •Niagara Business Network 8-9:15 a.m., Dick&Jenny’s, 1270 Baseline Road., Grand Island. Information, call Jim Sokolski, 863-0260. • Center for the Study of ..." (http://www.buffalonews.com/business/business-calendar/article844248.ece)
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