I bet, among all the problems you think we are dealing with, ‘e-waste’ is not on your radar.
It often sounds a lot like the the industrial effluent problem that we keep hearing about. But e-waste is a lot more than that, and has a bearing on economic and security issues as well. Some startling stats: Between 2005 and 2006, the total volume of waste hitting municipal landfills increased by 1.2 percent. Ewaste however increased by 8.6%!
On last evening’s radio show, we had to interesting guests.
Jeffery Rassas, began YouChange.com to do something about this. But there’s an interesting business model behind it, where both people and planet benefit.
Our second guest was Daniel Henderson, Founder and CEO, Relumination. His company retrofits lighting features in organizations, small and large. But it’s more than the light bulb that we talked about.
Enjoy the podcast!