April 2021 - Clean Earth Technologies

Can Gold Be Green?

There is a growing move towards more sustainable investment. Investments where factors beyond profit are given precedence – like impact on the environment and society. Can gold mining be a part of this “green investment” movement? The basic premise behind investing is to make money. But there is a growing propensity for investors to consider…
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E-waste – Huge Problem and a Golden Opportunity

The world is on track to produce 74 million metric tonnes a year of e-waste by 2030 so the disposal of redundant devices is a huge problem…but it’s also a golden opportunity. Electronic devices like mobile phones, laptops, TVs and cameras are everywhere – for many they are essential to modern life. But this insatiable…
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E-Waste Solutions

Tackling E-Waste – A Global Challenge

In 2019, a record 53.6 million metric tonnes of electronic waste was generated worldwide, up 21% in just 5 years according to a UN Report. The report added that e-waste discarded products with a battery or plug will soar to 74 metric tonnes by 2030. Unfortunately, only 17.4% of 2019’s e-waste was collected and recycled.…
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Illegal Mining in Costa Rica

Gold’s Dark Underbelly

Some of the world’s richest gold reserves lie in some of the world’s poorest countries. So while responsible mining companies carry out legitimate operations, under the watchful eye of governments and regulators, illegal gold mining also flourishes under the fist of organised crime gangs. Illegal gold mining is a big problem in Sub-Saharan Africa and…
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