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BAN Teams with Dell to Track E-waste

June 20, 2018

Via: Waste360

Basel Action Network (BAN) has partnered with Dell to use GPS trackers to verify where used Dell e-waste goes once it is collected from Dell’s U.S. consumer takeback programs. In this pilot project, which was announced in Dell’s 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, Dell will be sending 40 electronic devices containing hidden trackers into its U.S. consumer disposition stream. Of these, 30 will be arranged by Dell and 10 will be provided to BAN to deploy independently. All of this is being done to see if materials end up where they are supposed to—in accordance with the law and Dell’s strict no-export of e-waste policy.

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