Corporations need to be held responsible

September 3rd, 2008

For the past two days we have had a number of meetings with both government and NGOs (non-governmental organizations, i.e. non-profits). Some interesting and some disheartening. I will not give specifics to protect the innocent and the…not so innocent. We had a meeting with the Secretary Department of Environment National Capitol Delhi – who well, …

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This is India…

September 1st, 2008

We landed in Bangalore today – considered to be the Silicon Valley of India. There were no huge skyscrapers with names of electronics corporations like in Hong Kong – but this is India. We traveled with two members of the Chintan staff as well as a recycler they have been working with. Our first meeting …

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Welcome to the Voice of Nature

August 20th, 2008

The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) team is packing our bags and off to Hong Kong and New Delhi, India, where we’ll be conducting primary research on the impact of e-waste in the regions. Our executive director Sheila, our intern Serena, and myself (lauren) will be chronicling our adventures in this blog and publishing video …

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