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- Flawed recycling results in dangerous chemicals in black plastic
Unsafe recycling of electronic waste has resulted in the distribution of dangerous chemicals into new products made out of black plastic. Published in Environment International, a new study documents the presence of bromide and lead in 600 consumer products...
- Artist upcycles discarded cassette tapes into eco-friendly MusicCloth
When Singaporean artist and founder of Rehyphen® Jessica Chuan Yi Xin stumbled upon a stash of forgotten cassette tapes in her room, she brainstormed a way to reuse the material rather than contribute to the growing problem of e-waste...
- Apple announces goal to make products from 100% recycled materials
The electronics industry is notoriously harsh on the planet. Around 60 million metric tons of e-waste end up in landfills each year, and children are sometimes put to work to mine necessary rare earth elements. Technology giant Apple aims to fix these...
- INFOGRAPHIC: The e-waste problem and how to help
Think of all the electronics in your life: your phone, tv, computer, game systems, USB drives, printers, Blu ray players, even smart devices like switches and home assistants...
- INFOGRAPHIC: The dangerous untold story of e-waste
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that over 60 million tons of electronic waste is dumped in landfills every year. In Agbogbloshie, Ghana one of the world's largest e-waste burial grounds houses thousands of tons of electronics. The...
- Elle turns E-waste into unique and eye-catching jewelry
Elle is a high-end fashion wearable made from E-Waste. Each year, nearly 50 million tons of electronic trash is generated in the world, and a large portion of these materials are considered garbage, when in fact they are not. Nowadays, electronic a
- UK artist transforms salvaged circuit boards into gorgeous lifelike insects
Chappell first began tinkering with the idea of making insect miniatures out of discarded electronics several years ago when she experimented with donated electronic scrap at “The Craft Bank,” a Portsmouth arts center that collects and distributes...
- Modular Eco-Mobius Phone Cuts Electronic Waste With Upgradeable Guts
The new Eco-Mobius Phone is an upgradable modular phone that helps address the growing problem of electronic waste. Designed by ZTE Corporation, the Mobius phone is made up of a series of individual modules. The phone can be upgraded by swapping in new...
- Modular Eco-Mobius Phone Eliminates Electronic Waste
The new Eco-Mobius Phone is an upgradable modular phone that helps eliminate the growing problem of electronic waste. Designed by ZTE Corporation, the Mobius phone’s parts are broken down into individual modules. The phone allows for partial upgrades,...
- Phonebloks: Modular Phone Snaps Together Like LEGO Bricks So You Never Have to Throw It Away
It seems like most people get a new cellphone every year these days - and while that’s good news for phone manufacturers and telecoms, it’s not helping our wallets or the environment...
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