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.
The toxic chemicals found in electronics are not a secret to the companies that produce them. These hazardous chemicals are harming the environment, and more importantly the people that are disposing of old technology. This video explores the European Union's efforts to minimize the use of toxics in electronics that they produce, and how they have faced many obstacles in doing so.