How Can Kids Help to Reduce E-waste?
Children, teenagers, and twenty-something’s have not known a life without technology. You can argue that technology and electronic devices are an integral part of their existence since they have grown up being surrounded by a technology-driven environment. Being exposed to something from an early age predisposes you to embrace it and make it a natural […]
E-Waste and Electronics Recycling
The technological era has made it possible for people to use electronic devices to improve their lives. The worldwide market has an increasingly steady demand for gadgets, making the electronics industry a flourishing field of this generation. However, along with more electronic devices comes e-waste that needs proper disposal. Unfortunately, e-waste disposal is not as […]
Electronic Graveyards in Africa: The Burning Truth
Spending quite a long time in Sydney, I have seen a huge transition in my life. As I came from Africa, I got introduced to a better life here. Yes, I totally agree living in a developed country makes me feel good, but if I look back and give it a thought, I realised that […]
What is E-Waste?
When it comes to categorise wastes and rubbish, there are many categories to choose from. The more commonly used and known kinds are organic wastes, re-usable wastes, hazardous wastes, and recyclable wastes. It might be overwhelming to categorise everything you see at first, but being aware of what kind of rubbish you are dealing with […]
E-Waste: A Dangerous Waste Material
When you first saw e-waste, I’m sure you thought about “how can that be dangerous?” I’m certainly sure that you thought of the recycle bin in your computer. Wrong! We are talking about old and unused technology. Examples are microwaves, oven, mobile phones, computers and anything in between. Computers are considered as the most frequently […]