SVTC testifies at Oversight Hearing on E-waste

March 8th, 2011

Testimony from Sheila Davis, Executive Director Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition To California Assembly Oversight Hearing on Waste Management in California, Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxics Materials and Assembly Committee on Natural Resources February 28, 2011 Mr. Chairman and Committee Members: I am Sheila Davis, and I am the Executive Director of the Silicon …

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#10 – SVTC’s Top Ten: Why Solar Companies Must Take Back & Responsibly Recycle

February 5th, 2010

#10 – Irresponsible companies shouldn’t get a free ride Without mandatory laws for recycling, the companies that invest in recycling will give a “free ride” to those companies that do not set up programs. Companies lacking a takeback and recycling program will have an economic advantage since their costs will not reflect the true cost of doing …

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New Report: A Greener Future for Solar

January 14th, 2009

Solar energy may be one of the most important technologies in the 21st century, but the rapid pace of technology innovation has us often moving on to the next thing without a glance at what’s been left behind.

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Nano in My Neighborhood

December 17th, 2008

Today we released the findings of the Bay Area Nano Survey. Of the 129 companies that we surveyed, we received seven responses that were complete. Although we didn’t find out all the information that we requested in the survey, we did find out one thing – many companies are not willing to be transparent about …

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