Tensie Whelan Weighs in on The Environmental Toll Of Our Smart Tech Obsession
Alison Moodie of the Huffington Post looks into the negative externalities that our smart tech obsession has had on the environment. Tensie Whelan, Director of the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, shares her input on the corporate measures necessay to reduce the negative impacts of tech products. "Companies need to do more to make sure their products are easier to recycle, said Tensie Whelan, director of the Center for Sustainable Business at New York University’s Stern School of Business. This means designing electronics in such a way that the toxic parts, such as lead and mercury, can be easily separated from nontoxic parts for proper disposal." Read the article here.