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ECOvanta Electronic Waste Recycling

E-Waste Hell

Electronic Waste

AECES-CompSAt E-Drive: Be the Solution to E-Waste Pollution

E Waste and it's effects in India

Tracking Dangerous, Dead Electronic Waste From The U.S. To Hong Kong

High above the Pacific Ocean in a plane headed for Hong Kong, most of the passengers are fast asleep.<p>But not Jim Puckett. His eyes are fixed on the …

California's E-Waste Ending Up In Toxic Mountain Of Junk In Arizona

<b>An electronics recycler has abandoned glass from old TV sets and computer monitors at a warehouse in Yuma, Arizona. (CBS) recycling, environment,</b> …

Electronic scrap in trash can

BBC News - Electronic Waste

China's e-waste junk brings hazardous effects

What is E-Waste and Why does it Matter?

Tracking America’s Electronic Waste

You buy a new phone or computer and you take your old one to a local recycler. It’s the green thing to do, right? Well, it turns out a lot of those …


E-waste: How big of a problem is electronic waste?

Electronic Waste: U.S. Is World's Biggest Producer By Far, Study Says

A recent United Nations study shows the U.S. is the world's biggest producer of electronic waste, more than one million tons ahead of China.<p>Staying on top of the newest, latest technology has become the American way, but that new smartphone purchase usually means there's another one getting …


Europe doesn't properly recycle most of its electronic waste

You probably know that you should recycle your old tech when you're done with it, but getting other people to do the same? That's quite hard, apparently. The United Nations and INTERPOL have found that only 35 percent of the European Union's electronic waste in 2012, about 3.2 million imperial …

Cleaning up the E-Waste Recycling Industry

<b>By Julie Ann Aelbrecht, student in financial journalism, City University-London and Aarhus University</b><p>Upon opening a shipment of computers it had received through the International Children's Fund (ICF), a Ghanaian school discovered the equipment sent was 15 years old. Most of the computers needed …

Elle turns E-waste into unique and eye-catching jewelry

Each year, the world generates nearly 50 million tons of electronic waste and a large portion of these materials are considered garbage when in fact …

Inside a Massive Electronics Graveyard

For teenagers in Ghana, finding scraps in one of the world’s largest dumps is an after-school job.<p>Agbogbloshie is a vast, scorched field, right in the middle of Accra, Ghana, dotted with rusting hulks and heaps of scrap. Hundreds of people work here in what looks like hell: smashing, burning, …

The Bolivian teenager turning e-waste into robots | Bolivia

<b>Patacamaya, Bolivia -</b> Seventeen-year-old Esteban Quispe is busy at his computer. Seated in the room his parents have turned into a workshop, Quispe is surrounded by different materials - electrical wires, metal sheets, and bulbs of different sizes and colours - all of which he has collected from a …


The human cost of electronic waste

Despite long-standing restrictions on the export and import of electronic waste ("e-waste"), the industry is huge.<p>One town in particular, Guiyu, in South Eastern China, rose to fame after the non-profit organisation Basel Action Network exposed the huge amount of e-waste being dumped there. …