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Stripped computers and air-conditioners are part of daily Chinese village life.
TechCollect is targeting the large volumes of computer and IT waste generated by the corporate world in 2014, as it shifts its operational strategy to a business to business focus for the year ahead.
Brazil, India, China and many others are e-waste graveyards
Australian not-for-profit recycler, TechCollect, businesses and consumers have combined to set a new Guinness World Record for the most e-waste collected for recycling in a week.
Nationwide recycling service for old computer and accessories, printers and TVs, TechCollect, is urging Australians to participate in a recycling initiative that could potentially set a new world record for the most e-waste collected.
The continued strong interest in electronic gifts, as well as new demand for student-supplied computing, during the back-to-school period may cause an e-waste surge in Australia over the next few months, according to recycling program, TechCollect.
Electronics vendor, Acer, launched a ‘Recycle and Reward’ program on January 18 which aims to reduce the amount of computer waste sent to landfills in Australia.
ICT services company, Dimension Data, has launched an e-waste removal service as part of its expanded Technology Lifecycle Management Assessment (TLMA) designed to assist organisations with inventory management.
Features about e-waste
With most Americans switching their mobile handsets once every 18 months, the need to find safe ways to dispose of old mobile phones has only grown. ReCellular, a self-described "electronics-sustainability" firm based in the US, has spent the past two decades working with the US-based Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (CTIA) to become a major recycler and reseller of mobile handsets and accessories. Every day, ReCellular processes thousands of unwanted handsets and either fixes them for resale or sends them off to be melted down and recycled. ReCellular Vice President Mike Newman spoke with Brad Reed about how his company is helping to reduce e-waste, as well as how enterprises can benefit from donating their mobile devices for reuse and recycling.
A team of journalists investigating the global electronic waste business has unearthed a security problem too. In a Ghana market, they bought a computer hard drive containing sensitive documents belonging to U.S. government contractor Northrop Grumman.
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