A U.K. telecom works to provide needy people with used phones, and Indian authorities intercept thousands of illegally imported used copy machines.
An Indian teenager begins collecting e-scrap after becoming sick from a nearby burning site, and collection programs get off the ground in the nations of Georgia and Kenya. Continue Reading
Recycling efforts by a non-governmental organization in Mumbai are seeing some success, and experts point to consumers as the culprit for Singapore’s low recycling rates. Continue Reading
India launches a project to train hundreds of thousands of people working in the unorganized e-scrap sector, and the king of Belgium helps highlight donations of refurbished computers to projects in Africa.
Australia is ramping up research to improve its e-scrap recycling, and a U.K. telecom expert is urging companies to boost repair and reuse.
E-scrap firms in India are capable of processing about one-quarter of the e-scrap generated in the country, and a city in Ireland is enjoying an uptick in e-scrap recycling rates.
A group in India isn’t happy with the government’s lack of e-scrap laws, and an Australian telecom company touts its e-scrap recycling rate. Continue Reading
The Irish celebrate impressive e-scrap and appliance recycling rates, and more communities in the U.K. are offering curbside e-scrap collection.