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e-recycling stories

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Arnies Recon to help e-recycle during the festive season
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Arnies Recon has saved over 4.5 thousand tonnes of appliances and electronics from landfill in the last three years.
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International E-Waste Day: Recycle your gadgets, save the earth
Thu 14 Oct 2021
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In one million phones there could be 24 kilograms of gold, 16,000 kilograms of copper, 350 kilograms of silver, and 14 kilograms of palladium. When devices aren’t recycled, all of this material goes to waste.
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Australians sitting on $5.6 billion in unwanted tech - Telstra
Thu 31 Dec 2020
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Australians are sitting on an estimated $5.6 billion in unwanted and no longer used technology items, according to new research from Telstra.
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Circular IT management could save the industry - and the planet
Wed 17 Jun 2020
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Circular IT management is possible, and it could save hundreds of millions of old IT products from ending up in landfills and polluting the earth.
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Got an old mobile phone lying around? Recycle it for free
Mon 14 Oct 2019
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If you’ve got an old mobile phone lying around that you know you’ll probably never use again, now’s the time to recycle it for free.
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Sony gets serious about reducing plastic pollution
Fri 9 Aug 2019
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The 'One Blue Ocean' project aims to reduce plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. It also states that Sony will also make efforts to reduce its environmental footprint to zero by 2050.
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50 million tonnes of e-waste: IT faces sustainability challenges
Mon 18 Feb 2019
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“Through This is IT, we want to help people better understand the problem of today’s linear “take, make, dispose” thinking around IT products and its effects like e-waste, pollution and climate change."
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Used device market held back by lack of data security regulations
Thu 14 Feb 2019
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Mobile device users are sceptical about trading in their old device because they are concerned that data on those devices may be accessed or compromised after they hand it over.
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Report: Bulk of data centre managers don’t care about environment
Fri 21 Dec 2018
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This week Supermicro released its first annual report detailing the environmental impact of today’s cloud-scale data centres.
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HPE promotes 'circular economy' for end-of-use tech
Wed 19 Dec 2018
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HPE is planning to show businesses worldwide that throwing old tech and assets into landfill is not the best option when it comes to end-of-use disposal.
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Imagination at work – e-waste into school lunches
Mon 22 May 2017
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In 2016 the NZ Child Poverty Monitor reported that 48,000 children in New Zealand were living in material hardship, often going without life’s basics.
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