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Understanding e-Waste Management in Developing Countries

Organisations are the largest consumers of ICTs and the largest producers of e-waste.  But what shapes their e-waste decisions?  Why do some recycle, others donate, and others dispose? 365 more words


Zero-waste campuses across India

Nip it in the Bud

A college campus as a privately-managed controlled entity can design the energy and waste practices it utilizes during everyday operation to ensure a sustainable environmentally positive approach is being taken. 429 more words


Finding e-waste freedom!

How many of your old e-book readers, video games, cell phones and laptops are taking up your living space, or just lying around discarded and you can’t figure out what to do about them? 184 more words


Modular Phones, E-Waste and the Shift Toward Sustainable Electronics

“Better and faster can happen sustainably … cheaper is going to be hard.”

When Jonas Allen, director of marketing at the Green Electronics Council, toured the floor at CES in Las Vegas earlier this month, the industry’s annual new product rollout, he brought a slightly different perspective to bear on the cavalcade of booths, black boxes and consumer hype. 115 more words


India turns a dump, for e-waste too

By-Mansi Chouksey

CHENNAI: India has become an e-waste dumping ground for the United Kingdom and the United States. With its wide and scattered informal sector, India has become the most appealing destination to dump end-of-life products from these countries. 559 more words



So today we formally started our program.  Despite it being a rainy day here in Sydney we are off to a great start. The day started with a short trip to the world famous Bondi beach. 174 more words

Trading on distortion

This story originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of E-Scrap News, and in Resource Recycling Opinions.

In a recent op-ed for E-Scrap News, Jim Puckett of the Basel Action Network (BAN) takes issue with… 1,582 more words