Millions of people in developing countries depend on informal e-waste recycling to make a living. A pedal-powered system could make this safer and more profitable.
With a flip of the wrist, this modern bar stool becomes a solar-powered lamp, perfect for outdoor entertaining.
A study from the University of Manchester says most microwave ovens that wind up as e-waste in the U.K. could easily be fixed.
A recent assessment of the consumer electronics industry shows that recycling rates for hard-to-dispose items like flat panel televisions and home audio equipment is on the rise.
Staples and HP team up to recycle e-waste, allowing people to turn in any brand of old electronics at their local Staples store.
A study from the Netherlands suggests that more measures will be needed if the EU is going to meet the ambitious e-waste recycling goals it has set.
Swiss researchers dig into e-waste samples from 15 European countries to see what hazards lurk—and, in the process, help guide policy on recycling and disposal.