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Reading Books - "organically"

 (right) My current read at the moment chosen by majority vote at a book club meeting I’ve recently joined.

When I pulled a few books out of my bag to suggest to the group on what to read next I was taken aback when one of the members found it amusing that I “still read actual books”. 356 more words

Nature

BCM310 Blog post- E-waste.

This week’s issue is ‘the hidden cost of media usage’ or e-waste. Here is a subject I don’t think people consider very often: Where does my technology go after I’m done with it? 321 more words

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We Want it Yesterday

I saw snow for the first time in my life last year and I was absolutely ecstatic. This was during my exchange semester in Canada and though I expected it to snow at some point, I wasn’t prepared for just how amazed I would be. 335 more words

Environment

E-Waste: Get the Facts

Without a doubt, our electronic devices make life easier – we can connect instantly, chat constantly, calculate immediately, and so much more. But most electronics are made with extremely hazardous materials like lead, mercury and cadmium (a highly toxic metal usually found in industrial workplaces). 197 more words

Electronic Recycling

Mountain of Electrical Waste Reaches New Peak

Image Credit: The Creators Project

A record amount of electrical and electronic waste hit the rubbish tips in 2014, with the biggest per-capita tallies in countries that pride themselves on environmental consciousness, a report said Sunday. 282 more words

Environment