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Care Innovations: Toxics In Electronics

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Minimizing the negative effects technology has on the environment is an important issue in today's society. This program takes a look at the toxic chemicals found in technology and how they are harming the world and people around them. With the proper disposal of these technology devices, a lot of the issues with technology sustainability can be saved. More importantly, if companies start producing "green" technology products, the worry about E-waste will be able to no longer consume social attention. The best way to remove E-waste is to not create it at all. This video takes a look at the European Union's efforts to control companies production of technology that is harming the environment. Engineers and producers bring up the obstacles and conditions that they have a hard time controlling with their methods so far.