February 2021 - Clean Earth Technologies

Recycling E-Waste Can Be A ‘Golden’ Opportunity

Production of computers, mobile phones, TVs and other electronic products used a staggering 320 tonnes of gold and more than 7,500 tonnes of silver every year, revealed by the Global E-Sustainability Initiatives (GESI), a collaboration between technology companies and the United Nations*. Some of the gold used also come from the 1,000 tonnes of recycled…
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E-Waste Has A Debilitating Effect on Society

Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) waste or e-waste is expected to balloon to 74 million metric tonnes in 2030*. It is the world’s fastest growing domestic waste stream. The range of e-waste is expansive. It includes TVs, printers, keyboard, computer monitors, mice, cables, circuit boards, calculators, flashlight, smart phones, answering machines, digital/video cameras, VCRs, DVD…
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The World Has An E-Waste Problem

Electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) has become a part of everyday life. However, the way in which we produce, consume, and dispose of e-waste is unsustainable. Because of the slow adoption of collection and recycling, externalities such as the consumption of resources, the emission of greenhouse gases, and the release of toxic substances during informal…
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