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Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition is a diverse non-profit organization engaged in research, advocacy and grassroots organizing to promote human health and environmental justice in response to the rapid growth of the high-tech industry.
The Hidden Problem
From the outside, electronics look clean, but beneath the smooth exterior, electronics contain toxic chemicals like lead, mercury and cadmium. If thrown in the trash, these chemicals can leak into the soil, water and air.
As the solar PV sector expands, little attention is being paid to the potential environmental and health costs of that rapid expansion.
August 13, 2013
SCORECARD FINDS SOLAR INDUSTRY LEADERS MAKING PROGRESS TOWARD SVTC’S ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL PERFORMANCE GOALS
May 10, 2012
Solar industry leaders are making slow but steady progress…