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Criminal Negligence? (Part 2)

By Yvan Schulz and Joshua Goldstein

In Part 1 of our response to the UNEP’s Waste Crime report we examined how several of the report’s fact claims regarding waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) were built and found that they were based on improbable figures, murky evidence and rough estimates that tended to be taken for precise calculations. 2,283 more words


27 NOV 2015_ e-WASTE (Roll-On-News-Day)



  1. Introduction
  2. What is e-Waste
  3. Composition of e-waste
  4. E-waste in India
    1. Domestic
    2. International
    3. India as a major dumping backyard
  5. Impacts of e-waste
  6. E-waste management…
  7. 1,877 more words
Daily Current Events

An e-Waste 3D Printer for Every Child?

The lofty goal of making sure every school kid has access to a laptop has yet to be reached when along comes an effort to put a 3D printer in the hands of every kid. 216 more words


टाकाऊपासून टिकाऊ पुनर्निर्मितीचा ‘मदर इंडिया बोर्ड’ हा राष्ट्रीय स्तरावर नोंद घ्यावा असा अभिनव उपक्रम

‘कचरा नाही कचरा’ असे म्हणत, टाकाऊपासून टिकाऊ (Best from the Waste) वस्तू तयार करण्याचा वसा अंगिकारत नवी मुंबई महानगरपालिकेच्या घनकचरा व्यवस्थापन विभागाने ग्रीन सोसायटी फोरम या सेवाभावी कलासंस्थेच्या माध्यमातून साकारलेल्या नादुरूस्त संगणकांतील विविध भाग वापरून तयार केलेला भारताचा नकाशा सर्वार्थाने लक्षवेधी ठरला आहे. 13 more words

Navi Mumbai

Follow the e-waste money

About a year ago, I finally yielded, with Christmas as an excuse to make the big leap. For many years, I had withstood the purchase of a smartphone and clung to one of the old-fashioned models Samsung still produced for grand-parents. 1,158 more words


Golden moments of tinkering

Yesterday I attended local trashlab-like event, and liked it VERY much.

Basically, the main idea of the event was to see the internals of a desktop computer (which might be very interesting and useful for novice users who are afraid to open the desktop PC case), to get idea how it works (and how it might break) – and how it can be fixed and/or updated. 213 more words