User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: E-Waste
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Hong Kong aims to solve its housing crisis with an $80-billion artificial island 3.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Han Li was 72 years old when she moved from Guangdong to Hong Kong. After a lifetime of working in construction in southeast China, she’d come to glitzy Hong Kong, one of Asia’s top financial centers, for a chance to live with her children and newborn grandchildren.

Instead, she found herself alone...

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The art dealer making jewellery from e-waste 9.2.2019 BBC: Business
Eliza Walter works at an art gallery, but in her spare time she makes sustainable jewellery.
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Tokyo 2020: Medals to be made from recycled waste 8.2.2019 BBC: World
All the medals at the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo will be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers.
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Ghana's e-waste dumpsite: Pollution 'could get into breast milk' 19.12.2018 BBC: World
A recent study suggests e-waste pollution could contaminate women's breast milk in some parts of Ghana.
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Togolese innovators turn the world's junk into robots 29.11.2018 BBC: World
How the 500,000 tonnes of e-waste that Togo imports each year has become a goldmine for its innovators.
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The six-year-old Kenyan fighting electronic waste 2.11.2018 BBC: World
Mellisa wants the world to join her in collecting electronic waste, so it can be disposed safely.
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A new gold rush? 6.7.2018 BBC: Business
Discarded phones and televisions are a rich source of metals, and e-waste miners see money-making potential.
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Electronics-recycling innovator is going to prison for trying to extend computers' lives 27.4.2018 L.A. Times - Technology News

A Southern California man who built a sizable business out of recycling electronic waste is headed to federal prison for 15 months after a federal appeals court in Miami rejected his claim that the “restore discs” he made to extend computers’ lives had no financial value, instead ruling that he...

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World’s first microfactory to help tackle e-waste hazard 9.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
It can turn glass, plastic and timber into commercial materials and other products
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Electronics-recycling innovator faces prison for trying to extend computers' lives 16.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Eric Lundgren is obsessed with recycling electronics.

He built an electric car out of recycled parts that far outdistanced a Tesla in a test. He launched what he thinks is the first “electronic hybrid recycling” facility in the United States, which turns discarded cellphones and other electronics...

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Recycling hacks 15.2.2018 BBC: Business
As pressure on recycling infrastructure grows, entrepreneurs are turning to unusual ways to get fresh use out of the most unlikely products.
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Digital India will only be sustainable with the produce-consume-reuse model 13.1.2018 Columns – The Indian Express
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In 10 hours, 2.5 tonnes of e-waste collected from PCMC areas 19.12.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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E-waste at new high; low recycling squanders gold, precious metals: Study 14.12.2017 Technology – The Indian Express
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Study: Almost 45 million tons of e-waste discarded last year 13.12.2017 AP Business
BERLIN (AP) -- A new study claims 44.7 million metric tons (49.3 million tons) of TV sets, refrigerators, cellphones and other electrical good were discarded last year, with only a fifth recycled to recover the valuable raw materials inside....
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Colorado Springs’ Blue Star Recyclers receives grant for nationwide expansion 5.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Blue Star Recyclers has locations in Colorado Springs, Denver and Boulder. A grant from Mitsubishi will help the nonprofit bring jobs for people with disabilities to two cities outside Colorado next year.
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TechWaste Recycling Expands Services to Secure Product Destruction 12.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
TechWaste Recycling Expands Services to Secure Product Destruction
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Experts say damage done to wetlands is beyond repair 5.10.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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China and its e-waste problem 27.9.2017 Hindu: News
The proliferation of cellphones, computers, television sets and other gizmos has a downside. The growing consumption of digital products is generating mountains of e-waste, whose disposal is posing se...
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Epson elevates commitment to cartridge recycling 26.9.2017 Planet Ark News
Epson has stepped up its partnership with Planet Ark to the highest level by becoming a Full Partner of 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark'. With over 3.5 million Epson printer cartridges already recycled, this commitment will build on this 14 year product stewardship success story. So why does Epson believe this is the right thing to do?
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