The Raffles International School in Dubai has managed to collect 200 kilograms of paper, seven printers, 70 kilograms of used batteries, plenty of cable and lots more in a bid to raise environmental awareness in its students.
Old cell phones in Argentina are currently being replaced after an average of just two years of use. The country has a population of 40 million, with more than half of those, 34.4 million people, cell phone subscribers.
A new study has shown that a shocking 88 per cent of all children in Guiyu in 2010 had lead poisoning.
On Tuesday, Bee’ah, the award winning and leading integrated environmental and waste management firm in the Middle East, launched an electronic waste pre-sorting and dismantling facility in Sharjah.
“The E-waste (management and handling) Rules, which will come into effect in 2012, will be incorporating all dealers and producers with the liability for recycling and reducing e-waste,”
Africa e-waste has decided to join an initiative that is being driven by the IWMSA (Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa)
Electronic waste has heavily polluted around ten percent of all the farmland in China, and now seems to be rising in alarming proportions in parts of both Africa and India.
Mumbai has moved one step nearer to getting its very first public electronic waste processing plant.
Researchers have discovered that heavy metals from electronic waste that are toxic to humans have spread into the markets,
While the exact amount of electronic waste that is dumped in Pakistan each and every year is not known, there is little doubt that it is certainly in the thousands of tons.