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A Timeline of Electronic Waste

In this post, we will be going over a timeline of important events in the history of e-waste to get a better grasp of the strides certain individuals or organizations have made in ensuring better treatment of electronic waste. 335 more words


Electronic waste skyrockets in Canada

Electronic waste across Canada has nearly tripled in four years, according to a new study by Statistics Canada.

However, the news isn’t all grim: according to the same report, waste diversion — a means of redirecting things like hazardous waste and recyclable material so that it doesn’t end up in a landfill — has increased. 796 more words


An Introduction To E-Waste

Although many people don’t know it, electronic waste is a major problem that needs to be dealt with. When an individual is done with their old or used electronic devices, they likely don’t put much thought in to where they are going. 314 more words


Crazy Facts About E-Waste

In this post, I will be talking about some stunning facts I found online about E-Waste, all from dosomething.org. I feel like these facts stood out to me because they show why electronic waste needs to be treated with care, and we need to spread the word about recycling our e-waste as urgently as possible. 333 more words


Reading trash

Before I moved to India, I had to get rid of a lot of my books. It just cost too much to ship them. But there were also some books I wanted to read in the coming months. 612 more words


Tackling e-waste: ITU drives solutions

ITU Deputy Secretary-General Malcolm Johnson delivered the following remarks to open a joint United Nations workshop on sustainable management of e-waste during the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva on May 5, 2016. 451 more words

ICT For Sustainable Development

E-Waste Infographic

Whenever I see a product release article or video, I find myself wanting the latest and the greatest. My eyes become wider as I watch the release video in awe. 529 more words