Gallery: ECO ACTIVISM: Toxic TV Zombies at the CES 2009

 

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showcases a range of consumer products that highlights technological innovation, but provides less insight into eco-friendly consumerism of these high-tech gadgets. Electronics Take Back Coalition wondered, in particular, why the conference failed to address responsible electronic waste disposal and recycling. In an effort to enlighten visitors, the coalition’s members put on cut-out, black cardboard boxes and staged a protest as “undead,” toxic TV zombies.  “Undead,” according to the Electronics Take Back Coalition, “because their toxic components continue to “live on” in the ground soil and water supply, causing public health and environmental hazards.”

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  1. mikeflorencio January 15, 2009 at 9:31 pm

    nice effort =)

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