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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Consumers Trepidatious Over TV Recycling

Title:
Consumers Trepidatious Over TV Recycling

Abstract:
The emerging category of "green" electronics has captured consumers' attention in the past year. They are beginning to understand the various environmental and health impacts of the plethora of devices they interact with on a daily basis, according to research from the Natural Marketing Institute. Consumers are most anxious that their devices are difficult to recycle, but their concern differs by device, with almost 60 percent of consumers concerned that televisions are difficult to recycle, and only slightly over 40 percent of consumers stating that phones are difficult to recycle, according to the 2008 LOHAS Consumer Trends Database.

URL:
http://www.environmentalleader.com/2009/07/22/consumers-trepidatious-over-tv-recycling/

Source:
Environmental Leader

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
July 22, 2009

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