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A Toxics-Free Future

These companies are figuring out how to take the toxics out of electronics

Tadesse Amera, IPEN Steering Committee Member and Director of IPEN Participating Organization Pesticide Action Nexus Ethiopia, and Ted Smith, Coordinator of IPEN Participating Organization International Campaign for Responsible Technology, are featured in this story from Ensia: These companies are figuring out how to take the toxics out of electronics

The story discusses the need to remove toxics from electronics supply chains, and also highlights the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management's (SAICM's) 4th International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM4), where delegates called on electronic equipment manufacturers to provide health and safety information to workers on chemicals they are handling or exposed to and to devise and implement take back programs at the end of life.

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