eWaste Recycling 2/24/10

Mr. Robert Tonetti provides an overview of the current status of electronics recycling in the U.S., as well as the U.S. and international issues that are related to the reuse, recycling and disposal of used and obsolete electronics. He will also describe the role of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ program for vocational training and inmate employment that involves electronics refurbishment and recycling. This socially and environmentally responsible program includes seven facilities across the U.S. where inmates learn to repair, refurbish and recycle obsolete electronics.