Tag: e-waste

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Sprint Buyback Program Named Best In The Business

With companies like Apple, Samsung, and Nokia churning out new mobile devices faster than consumers can buy them, electronic waste has become one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world. Since strict environmental regulations prevent these gadgets from… Read More

Solar-Powered Lamp Doubles As A Bar Stool

We often talk about planned obsolescence as a major factor in the build up of waste, especially electronic waste, in our landfills. While creating products that are designed to break within a year or two is certainly a problem, our… Read More
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Wait, Don’t Toss That Microwave Oven!

In the United Kingdom alone, around 1 million tons of e-waste is generated per year, much of it in the form of microwave ovens in need of simple repairs. That’s what a doctoral student at the University of Manchester discovered… Read More