Beginning in 2006, all electronic equipment produced and sold in the European Union (EU) will be sub

May 9, 2015

Beginning in 2006, all electronic equipment produced and sold in the European Union (EU) will be subject to two sweeping regulations, one designed to keep toxics-laced electronics out of municipal waste, the other to reduce use of toxic substances.

 

Source: Elizabeth Grossman, "New European Regulations May Reduce Toxic Hazards Around the Globe," Yes! A Journal of Positive Futures, Issue 29, Spring 2004, 35.

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