- Words: 3825
- Length: 12 Pages
- Topic: Transportation - Environmental Issues
- Paper #: 98107315
The WRITE initiative was a collaborative approach that drew upon industry, state, local governments as well as the EPA's Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory with the overall goal of developing more effective pollution prevention technologies that could assist the electronics manufacturing industry in developing a "crade to grave" approach to managing these products (Rappaport, 1999).
Besides these earlier efforts, in more recent years, increasingly rigorous laws and regulations have been implemented