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
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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
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
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