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Electronics Reuse and Recycling in Peru: A Photographic exploration

(A shorter version of this essay appeared in the September 2016 issue of E-Scrap News)

Article and all photographs by Verena Radulovic

Lima, Peru. Any given weekday. 4,952 more words


E-Waste Management Market is Expected to Reach $49.4 Billion, Globally, by 2020

E-Waste Management Market Report, published by Allied Market Research, forecasts that the global market is expected to garner $49.4 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 23.5% during the period 2014 – 2020.The ever-growing need for adapting the latest technology is the prime factor for a large volume of E-Waste generated across the globe. 704 more words

Reduce, reuse, recycle - electronic recycling made easy

Amy Robertson, Burwood Bulletin

ELECTRONIC waste. We all have it – stashed in cupboards, drawers or garages around our homes. Old televisions, outdated tablets and broken laptops, sitting on shelves, gathering dust. 567 more words

E-Waste and what we can do about it

The electronic waste is getting out of our hands. Every 18 months we change mobile phones and our computers every 2 years. Are we aware of what are they made of and where do they end up?

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Inside the toxic graveyard of Lagos

• Saving 21 million Lagosians from toxic waste
By Tope Templer Olaiya, Metro Editor
That Lagos, the commercial capital of the most populous black nation in the world, Nigeria, is the fifth largest economy in Africa is undisputed; what may not be known to many is that Lagos is also the world’s leading destination for toxic and electronic waste. 2,689 more words

Project Ideas: Planned Obsolescence & E-Waste

This first blog post is aimed towards providing a comprehensive progress account of the individual Cyberculture research project due at the end of the semester. To beginning, a topic of interest has to be chosen. 1,450 more words