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Dialogue for Environment on Electronic Waste by EWT, PAGAJ and Farozaan

Environmental Watch Trust (EWT), Pakistan Association of Green Agricultural Journalists (PAGAJ) and Environmental magazine monthly Farozaan Karachi Islamabad Bureau office jointly organized Dialogue for Environment (DFE) on Electronic Waste in Baidari e Fiker Forum F-8/3 Islamabad. 794 more words

Reports

Interactive bugs put the spotlight on e-waste

The World Bank estimates that approximately three-quarters of the global population now has at least one mobile phone – gadgets facilitating everything from microhealth payments in Kenya to earthquake early-warning systems in Japan… as well as the more obvious information exchange upon which our business and social lives seem to rely in the twenty-first century of course. 115 more words

Environment

Norfolk waste collection site to close for maintenance

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A waste collection site in Norfolk will close Thursday, and remain closed over the holiday weekend.

The Household Hazardous Waste and E-wast collection location on Pineridge Road will undergo maintenance during the closure, according to a city of Norfolk press release. 39 more words

Local News

Kenya working towards safer disposal of the world's e-waste

MACHAKOS, Kenya – In an industrial area outside Kenya’s capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to computer parts. 572 more words

World

e-waste

This week is green week at school. This means students and teachers are taking on a number of environmental initiatives in order to raise awareness and make the school a greener place. 243 more words

Clearing Out My House, Horrified by Waste

Someone recently told me about an old Brahman tradition of giving everything away after 5 years.

As I’ve been clearing out my house, sorting things into boxes marked Keep, Donate & Sell, I’ve been thinking about that. 450 more words

Consumerism

E-waste and Corporate Responsibility

With rapid development in India, the quality of life has definitely improved. However, it has also given rise to consumerism. We Indians love our gadgets and electronics and rightly so. 484 more words

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