Enlaces de interes

Sitios web de los Convenios:

Convenio de Estocolmo: http://chm.pops.int/

Convenio Basilea:  http://www.basel.int/Home/tabid/2202/mctl/ViewDetails/EventModID/8139/EventID/397/xmid/8052/Default.aspx

Convenio de Rotterdam: http://www.pic.int/

Sitio-sinergias de los convenios: http://synergies.pops.int/

PROGRAMA DE NACIONES UNIDAS PARA EL MEDIO AMBIENTE: http://www.pnuma.org/

ENFOQUE ESTRATÉGICO PARA EL MANEJO RACIONAL DE QUÍMICOS (sigla en ingles: SAICM) :http://www.saicm.org/

Instituto de las Naciones Unidas para Formación Profesional e Investigaciones (UNITAR): http://www.unitar.org/

AGENCIA DE PROTECCIÓN AMBIENTAL DE ESTADOS UNIDOS (EPA): http://www.epa.gov/

Páginas web y bases de datos sobre nanotecnología y nanoseguridad

SAFENANO: Europe´s center of excellence on nanotechnology hazard and risk, based at the Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM). http://www.safenano.org/

Nanoandme: http://www.nanoandme.org/home/

DiscoverNano: http://www.discovernano.northwestern.edu/index_html

National Nanotechonology Initiative (USA): http://www.nano.gov/

Swiss Nano Cube: http://www.swissnanocube.ch/en/platform-for-nanotechnology-knowledge-education/

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN): http://www.nanotechproject.org/

European Commision-Health and Consumers: http://ec.europa.eu/health/opinions2/en/nanotechnologies/index.htm)

Azonano.com (The A to Z of nanotechnology): http://www.azonano.com/ Web bastante completa con información sobre nanotecnología, equipos, libros, publicaciones, eventos, etc. relacionados con esta área.

Understanding nano: http://www.understandingnano.com/index.htm

ICON (International Counsil on Nanotechnology): http://icon.rice.edu/

Nanoproducts.de – the nanotechnology product database: base de datos alemana sobre productos, aplicaciones y materiales derivados de los campos de nanotecnología y tecnología de superficies. Tienen listados actualmente 530 productos y tecnologías. Hay secciones que están en alemán. http://www.nanoproducts.de/

INFONANO (en la web de la Oficina federal de Salud Pública de Suiza, FOPH): http://www.bag.admin.ch/nanotechnologie/index.html?lang=en

NIOSH (http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/nanotech/): página sobre nanotecnología y efectos sobre la salud de los trabajadores del National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health de EEUU.

EPA – Nanotechnology http://www.epa.gov/ncer/nano/ y http://www.epa.gov/nanoscience/

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RFI

La ville indienne de Bangalore, qui abrite les plus grandes firmes de l’informatique, est en train de crouler sous le poids de ses déchets électroniques.

E-Waste Systems Establishes Presence in Africa

Recycling Today

Electronics recycling and reverse logistics company E-Waste Systems Inc. (EWSI), Los Altos, Calif., has signed what it calls a “teaming agreement” with …

Unauthorised collections ‘a growing problem’ for Ireland

Recycling International

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Poisoned mongooses in Okinawa | The Japan Times

The mongoose study is one of the first clear indicators that persistent organic pollutants are present near U.S. bases in Okinawa. Because of the secrecy …

E-Waste Disposal Bans ‘Not Working’

Environmental Leader

State’s efforts to ban electronic waste disposal in municipal landfills has been mostly ineffective, although California’s Cell Phone Recycling Act has had a …

Inde: 45.000 travailleurs mineurs âgés de 10 à 14 ans travaillent 

Cent Papiers

Alors que dans de nombreux pays développés, les enfants jouent avec des gadgets électroniques, en Inde, les enfants issus de familles pauvres travaillent à …

e-waste disposal project yet to take off

The Hindu

An ambitious plan to set up collection centres for depositing the electronic wastes appears to have hit a road block. Five months after the World Bank arm …

Phoneblocs : A phone that could save a lot !

AOL

E-waste?” Yes, Electronic waste is apparently another global problem which very few of us are concerned about. Probably because it isn’t much heard of like …

E-waste is a ‘global time bomb’

ABC Science Online

E-waste call Urgent action is needed to stop the planet’s ever-expanding pile of toxic electronic waste, says an international expert. Professor Ming Wong …

An Innovative Way to Recycle Electronics

Forbes

Attero, Latin for “waste,” is helping Americans solve that challenge by thinking beyond just the collection of old electronics. And taking the “going local” trend to …

Singapore, Japan get rich on Bangalore’s ewaste

Times of India

BANGALORE: Tonnes of e-waste from Bangalore and across India are shipped to Singapore, Belgium and Japan. For the country doesn’t have a single …

Professor Calls For International Effort To Manage Electronic Waste

RedOrbit-

While much of the world is still buzzing about the announcement of the sixth-generation iPhone last week , some experts are more concerned …

Instalan depósitos para desechos electrónicos en la UAM

Plano informativo

San Luis Potosí, S.L.P.,.- En las instalaciones de la Unidad Administrativa Municipal fueron instalados depósitos especiales donde el público …

Recolectan 30 toneladas de equipos electrodomésticos en Punto 

NTR Zacatecas .com-

… importante llevar aparatos como planchas, microondas o equipo de cómputo a este punto porque los desechos electrónicos pueden generar …

La ITU celebra esta semana la 3ª ITU Green Standards Weeks

Ambientum

Para ello, el evento centrará su agenda en Smart Cities Sostenibles, desechos electrónicos, sistemas de eco-calificación de dispositivos …

Vers une électronique écologique grâce à la soie d’araignée ?

Maxisciences-

“C’est biodégradable et bio-renouvelable, donc… ça ne produira pas les déchets électroniques que les dispositifs conventionnels laissent.

Concern over health effects of ewaste

SBS

Scientists say the effects of chemical contamination from e-waste has already started impacting our health, and the health of future generations. Professor Ming ..

A silent health danger stalks people

Times of India

VARANASI: Though more than a year has passed since the E-waste … All over the world, the quantity of electrical and electronic waste generated each year, …

E, What a Waste

Huffington Post UK

If I told you I know where you can buy a fancy new scanner-cum-printer-cum-photocopier-cum-helicopter for less than a hundred quid, you’d probably think it a …

Phonebloks: The smartphone for the rest of your life

CNN International

The Phonebloks concept aims to decrease e-waste by offering consumers the … that can more easily be upgraded will increase e-waste rather than reducing it.

¿Tiene basura electrónica? llevela al Recliclatrón

El Semanario Sin Limites-

El manejo inadecuado de los desechos electrónicos y eléctricos ha cobrado importancia a partir de la firma de los convenios de Basilea y …

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