Press Coverage

Note: Some of the older media coverage listed below is no longer available online; such items remain listed for historical purposes. Also, for media coverage of the Illini Gadget Garage project, visit and look for the “Media Coverage” page in the “About” section.

Sustainable Electronics Initiative in the News

2013 International Sustainable Electronics Competition (formerly International E-Waste Design Competition)

2012 International E-Waste Design Competition

  • UI-based competition brings ideas for technology reuse, recycling (The News-Gazette, 1/4/13)
  • Students’ eco-friendly camera, clock ideas top design contest (University of Wisconsin-Stout News, 12/20/12)
  • E-waste awards announced (Inside Illinois Brief Notes, 12/13/12)
  • International E-Waste Design Competition Announcement (IDSA Ecodesign Section Blog, 8/3/12)
  • E-waste contest entries sought (Inside Illinois Brief Notes, 8/2/12)

2011 International E-Waste Design Competition

2010 International E-Waste Design Competition

2009 Sustainable E-Waste Design Competition

Electronics and Sustainability: Design for Energy and the Environment Symposium

Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability (INRS; currently called the Prairie Research Institute)  Lecture Series