Earlier this week, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the recipients of his Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards. Among the honorees was the State of
If the mercury switches are not taken out before the ELV gets flattened or smelted, the mercury from the switches releases into the air and eventually settles into nearby water bodies and/or top soil.
Other honorees included
In the Environmental and economic partnerships category, Goodwill Industries and Dell Inc. received an award for their partnership with ReConnect San Francisco that has allowed county residents to drop off, free of charge, used computer equipment for Goodwill to sort for recycling or refurbishment.
The Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards Program is the state's highest environmental honor, recognizing individuals, organizations, and businesses operating in