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Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition Reveals the Secret Dirtiness of the Solar Power Industry

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From our friends at Fast Company , "bridging the fuzzy border between design and business." Solar energy is sustainable, sure. But what about making a solar panel? It's an oft-overlooked aspect of an industry that is given a green halo because of what it contributes to our renewable energy future. The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition , an organization dedicated to e-waste advocacy work, explores the dirtier side of solar in its 2011 Solar Scorecard , which rates solar providers on whether their solar panels come from sources as clean as the energy they produce.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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