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Published on January 8th, 2009 | by Ariel Schwartz


TV Zombies Take Over the Consumer Electronics Show

January 8th, 2009 by  


Apparently, a group of TV zombies have taken over the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Why? Because all those supposedly “green” electronics being exhibited are actually heading to the dumpster after they’ve died.

For more info on which companies are actually making the effort to help consumers recycle their TVs, check out the Take Back My TV Recycling Report Card. Also, stay tuned for our interview tomorrow with Barbara Kyle, the National Coordinator of the Electronics TakeBack Coalition.


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About the Author

was formerly the editor of CleanTechnica and is a senior editor at Co.Exist. She has contributed to SF Weekly, Popular Science, Inhabitat, Greenbiz, NBC Bay Area, GOOD Magazine, and more. A graduate of Vassar College, she has previously worked in publishing, organic farming, documentary film, and newspaper journalism. Her interests include permaculture, hiking, skiing, music, relocalization, and cob (the building material). She currently resides in San Francisco, CA.

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