Alchemy for e-waste

A New Zealand clean tech company has developed a pioneering process for transforming e-waste into precious metals Mint Innovation, which received $80,000 from an NZ Government fund designed to support growth...

Tech giants tackle e-waste challenge

The biggest names in tech are making efforts to effectively deal with the problem of e-waste. Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) said this week its Zero Waste to Landfill initiative enjoyed a record 2...

Tech giant wins sustainability awards

(USA) Samsung has been recognised for its sustainability successes in the United States. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) named the tech giant the 2017 Cutting Edge Champion Award for its up...

Rubbish car a record-breaker

(USA) A car constructed largely from e-waste has entered the Guinness World Records after completing a 1600km journey powered by an electric battery. The epic trip, which goes into the book for achiev...

The tech industry is turning circular

Key players across the tech industry are leading it towards a future defined by circular thinking. HP is transforming how its products are made and 'recovered' as it commits to making the transition to a cir...

eCycling growing in popularity

Every statistic out there highlights the increasing global demand there is for electronics but what about the e-waste that goes with it? Nations and industries worldwide are working on a whole range of proje...

Tackling e-waste a top priority

To help combat e-waste a team of leading researchers is developing degradable electronic components created from corn starch, the American Chemical Society has revealed. This is an important step in finding ...