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In this issue...
PAGE 3: Bad Apple: Making News and Making Waves
PAGE 4: Shareholders Take Emergency Action to Protect “Fracked” Family
PAGE 5: Number of Chemicals Known to Injure Developing Brain Doubles in Seven Years
PAGE 6: Safer Sunscreen for Summer
PAGE 8: Best Shareholder Actions for 2014
PAGE 11: Introducing the Green Festival Brand and Community Awards!
PAGE 11: Pioneering Aveda Founder Passes Away
PAGE 12: GMO Inside Launches Starbucks Campaign
PAGE 12: Announcing the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014!
PAGE 13: Down with Dominion’s Cove Point Plan
PAGE 13: People & Planet Award Winners Help Create Green Homes
PAGE 13: Join the Green America Climate Ride Team!
PAGE 14: Toxic Gadgets
PAGE 17: Why Apple? What About the Others?
PAGE 18: The Conflict Mineral Question
PAGE 19: 5 Ways to Take Action to End Smartphone Sweatshops
PAGE 20: What Can We Do About E-Waste?
PAGE 21: What? You Need a New Phone?
PAGE 22: Guilt or Action?

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Toxic Gadgets

Climate DivestmentWorkers who make smartphones and other electronics overseas are being poisoned by the toxins used inside supplier factories. You can end this. Read "Toxic Gadgets" »

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Featured Articles:

5 Ways to Take Action to End Smartphone Sweatshops
A printable poster you can use to help end hazardous working conditions in electronics manufacturers. Read more »

What? You Need a New Phone?
A decision tree to help you keep your existing smartphone working longer.
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Safer Sunscreen for Summer
Learn what to look for and what to avoid in sunscreens for summer. Read more »

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Check out previous Electronics-related articles from the Green American:

BLOG: What about the other Smartphone Manufacturers?
Our campaign is focused on Apple because Apple is the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leader in the consumer electronics industry. However, other smartphone manufacturers also need to take big steps to protect their workers from toxic chemicals.
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BLOG: The Problem with Benzene and Apple’s Off-Shore Solution
Chinese electronics workers are likely exposed to three times as much Benzene as US workers.
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Our Interview With Dr. Devra Davis
Dr. Davis's new book, Disconnect: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation, What the Industry Has Done to Hide It, and How to Protect Your Family may put her in the history books as the 21st century's Rachel Carson." Read more »

11 Ways to Protect Yourself from Cellphone Radiation »

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