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Reduce, Reuse, Reboot: Why Electronic Recycling Must Up its Game

Tech powers many things, including cognitive dissonance. A few years ago I was travelling through Agbogbloshie, the commercial district in Accra, known as a graveyard for electronic waste, a hotspot for digital dumping. I tutted and shook my…
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WEEE Collection Drop Puts Targets in Spotlight

Collections of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) have fallen in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period 12 months earlier, figures published by the Environment Agency suggest. And, the data indicates that compliance…
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2016 WEEE Targets for IT Equipment Recycling Missed

An eye-opening article proving that more needs to be done with regards to IT recycling! Data published this week indicates that the collection target for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has been met for 2016, following…