As we work to raise awareness of the growing e-waste crisis and initiate actionable steps to mitigate the masses of e-waste produced, our goal is to provide solutions of all sizes. Major factors such as e-waste legislation are paramount... View Article
The fate of an electronic device can take several different paths throughout its lifecycle, particularly toward its end. As consumers, we hold the power over whether this will be a happy ending—both for the device itself, and more so,... View Article
The E-Waste Crisis When we adopt new technology, the old stuff (a.k.a. “e-waste”) doesn’t just disappear. E-recycling is the ongoing effort to properly dispose of e-waste. E-waste presents a modern ecological catastrophe in the making, as components of obsolete electronics... View Article
The growing need for improved e-waste management practices and more robust e-recycling programs is evident, as are many of the factors behind it. Among these, the acceleration of new technology adoption, the continuing rise in consumerism, and the work-from-home... View Article
The Future of E-Waste Management – Part 2 In part one of this article, we talked about the fact that many countries are working diligently on e-waste policies and legislation. Their goal is to reduce the amount of e-waste being... View Article
The Future of E-Waste Management – Part 1 The trend toward complete internet connectivity promises consumers previously unheard of access and convenience. However, the resulting volume of e-waste being generated has already created numerous challenges to the global economy and... View Article
When the pandemic first arrived in 2020, nobody could predict the impact it would have on the global economy, but as the months of lockdown continued, it became abundantly clear the effects would be profound. As consumer demand fell... View Article
Now more than ever, security precautions and sustainable solutions are top-of-mind for many consumers and businesses. With the increase in cyberattacks and data breaches, combined with the dire need to create less e-waste, it’s critical that end-of-life electronics are... View Article
In July of 2011, the United States’ Interagency Task Force on Electronics Stewardship (ITES) published the National Strategy for Electronic Stewardship (NSES), a plan for better managing electronics, and specifically e-waste, through the product lifecycle – from design and manufacturing... View Article
As of April, it’s estimated that 62 percent of the nation’s workforce is working from home. Big corporations like Amazon have restricted international travel. Several states are now requiring masks to be worn in public, and some essential businesses... View Article
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