New report: “Reducing E-Waste Through Purchasing Decisions”Photo: E-Waste in the Alley, by takomabibelot Flickr creative commons

The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), host agency for the Sustainable Electronics Initiative (SEI), recently announced the publication of a new research report (TR-061): “Reducing E-Waste Through Purchasing Decisions.

New report: “Reducing E-Waste Through Purchasing Decisions”Photo: E-Waste in the Alley, by takomabibelot Flickr creative commons

The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), host agency for the Sustainable Electronics Initiative (SEI), recently announced the publication of a new research report (TR-061): “Reducing E-Waste Through Purchasing Decisions."

Delta concluded that by far the two most prevalent and widespread barriers to using best management practices for purchasing and recycling of electronics were (1) a lack of awareness around electronics purchasing and recycling certifications and registries, and (2) persistent negative perceptions around electronic certifications and registries.

You can find the report here.