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What about E-Waste?

19 July 2018

What Is E-Waste?

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E-waste is a popular, informal name for electronic products nearing the end of their "useful life." Computers, televisions, VCRs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines are common electronic products. Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled...read more

South Africans are drowning in e-waste

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South Africa is among the most guilty of e-waste pollution on the continent...read more

Why SA is losing out on full e-waste recycling potential

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Majority of South Africa’s electronic waste (e-waste) is being exported, with the country losing out on the economic potential of an entire waste stream...read more

Wasted. For the sake of our only planet, recycle your e-waste by Rachel Kraus


According to Earth 911, more than 70 percent of a gadget can be recycled. That’s because they’re made of valuable substances like plastic, steel, aluminum, copper, gold, and silver...read more

11 facts About E-Waste


E-waste represents 2% of America's trash in landfills, but it equals 70% of overall toxic waste. DoSomething.org is a global movement of 6 million young people making positive change, online and off! Find out how to take action...read more

E-waste is the Toxic Legacy of our Digital Age


The electronic waste problem is huge: More than 20 million tons of e-waste are produced every year. Americans alone generate about 3.4 million tons of e-waste per year...read more