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BANBangladesh (South Asia)
BANBangor (Amtrak station code; Bangor, ME)
BANBadan Akreditasi Nasional (Indonesian: National Accreditation Board)
BANBusiness Account Number (San Francisco, CA)
BANBody Area Network
BANBasel Action Network
BANBusiness Angel Network (various locations)
BANBanesto (Tour de France cycling sponsor)
BANBilling Account Number (telecommunications)
BANBond Anticipation Note
BANBritish Approved Name
BANBroadband Area Network
BANBank Account Number
BANBroadband Access Nodes
BANBilling Account Number
BANBlade Area Network
BANBorder Action Network
BANBasset Artésien Normand (French: Artesien Norman Basset; dog breed)
BANBrothers across Nigeria
BANBasic Access Network
BANBase Area Network
BANBoundary Access Node
BANBase Aéronautique Navale (French: Naval Air Base)
BANBuilding Area Network (telecommunications)
BANBachelor of Arts in Nursing
BANBasongo, Zaire (Airport Code)
BANBeacon Alliance of Neighbors (Seattle, WA)
BANBackup Area Network
BANBasement Area Network
BANBudget Allocation Notice (NASA)
BANBâtiment des Auxiliaires Nucléaires (French: Nuclear Auxiliary Building)
BANBenefit Access Number (Microsoft MSDN subscriptions)
BANBattlespace Area Network
BANBuccaneers Association of Nigeria
BANBéton Auto-Nivellant (French: Self-Leveling Concrete; construction industry)
BANBrothers Across the Nations
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(49.) Jim Puckett, The Basel Ban: A Triumph Over Business-As-Usual, BASEL ACTION NETWORK (last updated Oct.
Founded in 1997, the Basel Action Network is a 501(c)3 charitable organization of the United States, based in Seattle, WA.
(57.) Press Release, Basel Action Network, 178 Countries Agree to Allow the Ban on Exports of Toxic Wastes to Developing Countries to Become Law (Oct.
"The hypocrisy of the Navy's new ecological 'Great Green Fleet' demonstrating its 'greenness' by sinking ships containing globally banned pollutants off the coast of Hawaii is particularly ironic," Colby Self of the Basel Action Network said in a statement.
Jim Puckett, cofounder of the nonprofit Basel Action Network, strongly disagrees on the value of trade bans and thinks African countries should establish legal barriers to accepting any e-waste.
However, some environmental groups such as Basel Action Network (BAN) and Greenpeace (2009) have done a lot of investigations which indicate that large quantities of highly polluting hazardous waste electronic electrical equipment (WEEE) are illegally pouring into Nigeria.
The Basel Action Network is one of the few international organizations committed to rooting out injustices associated with the global trade of E-waste.
The Basel Action Network, a nonprofit agency focused on global environmental injustice, has spent the last decade drawing public attention to the dumping of electronic waste in countries such as China and Ghana where the valuable components are recovered in ways that harm the people doing it and the environment where it's done.
Lead, one heavy metal, is found in "almost every electrical product" according to Sarah Westervelt, e-Stewardship Policy Director at Basel Action Network (
Created jointly by the environmental community and business leaders, the new e-Stewards Certification and Standard is held by the nonprofit Basel Action Network. The e-Stewards arc North American electronics recyclers and asset managers who have been qualified as upholding the highest standard of environmental and social responsibility.