An expert outlines the small-business benefits of buying used devices, and a massive recycling facility is scheduled to come on-line in the Middle East this year.
An app dubbed Mr. WEEE aims to educate the Egyptian public on how to recycle electronics, and customs officials use X-ray machines to check imports into China.
An e-scrap startup reflects on its first half-decade, and a Filipino writer cautions lawmakers to adopt e-scrap legislation in the interest of public health.
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
Scotland authorities fine a man for attempting to export e-scrap to Nigeria, and Hong Kong will charge fees to electronics importers to pay for end-of-life recycling services. Continue Reading
An Arizona for-profit business shares electronics disassembly tips with a local nonprofit group, and a Minnesota county boosts fees it charges individuals who drop off display devices. Continue Reading
The Basel Action Network has released a follow-up report to its e-scrap tracking study, detailing which firms handled material that was ultimately exported.
A country in Southeast Asia investigates pollution from an e-scrap recycling plant, and LG Electronics unveils a repair-friendly smartphone in the Middle East.
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.