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Tuesday, July 31 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Surprising Environmental and Health Impacts of Electronics: What Non-Techies Can Do About It from Cradle to Grave

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  Abstract:  This program will provide you with the information and resources needed to help drive computer and office equipment sustainability efforts in your organization. The presenters will provide an overview of the environmental and human health impacts associated with electronics, discuss tools to identify environmentally preferable products, help organizations identify environmentally responsible recyclers, and review the energy saving opportunities.

Learning Objectives:
       1.    Identify the major environmental and human health impacts of the electronics industry.
       2.    Identify tools and resources available to institutional purchasers on environmentally preferable electronics purchasing, management and disposal.
       3.    Identify the environmental and financial benefits of computer power management.

 

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Judy Levin

Judy Levin, Center for Environmental Health, works with large institutional purchasers, primarily health-care organizations, to implement environmentally preferable and cost efficient purchasing, management and disposal practices for their electronics.


Tuesday July 31, 2012 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 106-107