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Arnies Recon gives old tech devices a second life
Wed, 30th Nov 2022
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recycling
A Sydney business is helping residents gift gadgets in a guilt-free and sustainable way as the holiday season approaches.
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Arnies Recon to help e-recycle during the festive season
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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e-waste
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e-recycling
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electronics
Arnies Recon has saved over 4.5 thousand tonnes of appliances and electronics from landfill in the last three years.
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Aotearoa businesses sitting on untapped goldmine of old tech
Tue, 13th Sep 2022
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microsoft teams
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lenovo
Study finds New Zealand businesses are not truly aware of the economic benefits of sustainable e-waste management.
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Seagate announces next gen advanced storage arrays
Fri, 9th Sep 2022
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storage
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virtualisation
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data centre operators
The new Exos X systems feature up to twice the performance of the previous generation and enhanced enterprise-class durability, the company states.
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NZ program recovers and recycles more than 177 tonnes of e-waste
Tue, 9th Aug 2022
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sustainable it
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microsoft teams
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nz
The TechCollect NZ pilot program says its milestone of recovering and recycling more than 177 tonnes of ICT e-waste recognises the efforts of many.
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Driving the Green Software Framework with Accenture
Mon, 11th Jul 2022
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sustainable it
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devops
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project management
It's clear that technology is a fundamental driver of sustainability, but in most cases, the solution itself needs to be monitored so that it doesn't become the problem.
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Tech job moves - Bitdefender, Cohesity, Fortinet & MODIFI
Fri, 1st Jul 2022
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appointments
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e-waste
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employment
We round up all job appointments from June 27-30, 2022, in one place to keep you updated with the latest from across the tech industries.
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Reducing e-waste and promoting sustainability in the PC industry
Tue, 3rd May 2022
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sustainable it
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education
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microsoft teams
Australians are lovers of technology - we purchase more than 4 million computers and 3 million TVs every year. As technology advances, the lives of our devices keep getting shorter.
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Australian businesses are prematurely discarding devices
Fri, 22nd Apr 2022
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sustainable it
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australian
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e-waste
SOTI research finds 72% of IT leaders in Australian corporations think devices are being disposed of unnecessarily, despite many having sustainability targets.
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NZ’s first and only e-waste sorting machine launched
Fri, 22nd Apr 2022
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microsoft teams
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nz government
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e-waste
Computer Recycling launches e-waste shredder and MSS optical sorting machine BLUBOX, which is able to sort out a tonne of e-waste per hour
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Logitech scales the use of recycled plastic in its products
Wed, 16th Feb 2022
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logitech
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recycling
Logitech has exceeded its commitment to incorporate post-consumer recycled plastic into products, reducing its carbon impact.
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TechCollect NZ, Warehouse Stationery offer e-waste recycling in handful of stores
Wed, 9th Feb 2022
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microsoft teams
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noel leeming
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warehouse group
While it's a step in the right direction towards managing NZ's e-waste, the lack of accessible locations means that many Kiwis miss out.
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Wearables market to reach 344.9 million shipments in 2022, lead by sports and fitness trackers
Fri, 28th Jan 2022
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wearables
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abi research
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e-waste
"While the wearables sector has witnessed strong growth so, too, has mobile accessories, where demand for wireless headsets has risen dramatically in the past year."
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The link between enterprise data security and sustainability
Fri, 29th Oct 2021
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sustainable it
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blancco
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e-waste
There is a link between enterprise data security and sustainability, according to a new report from Blancco Technology Group.
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Cloud, sustainability, digital adoption - APAC tech predictions for 2022
Thu, 28th Oct 2021
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sustainable it
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contact centre
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cloud
"The world is in a major crisis of trust, driven by concerns over public health, cybersecurity, data privacy, and sustainability."
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International E-Waste Day: Recycle your gadgets, save the earth
Thu, 14th Oct 2021
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microsoft teams
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techcollect
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e-waste
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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Quiz reveals awareness of the growing e-waste problem worldwide
Thu, 30th Sep 2021
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microsoft teams
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e-waste
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tco development
“With International E-Waste Day we hope that more people will understand that it is important to reuse, repair, resell, or dispose of their used products responsibly.”
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Skip the landfill: How a call for IT donations is helping students in need
Tue, 31st Aug 2021
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recycling
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e-waste
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tes australia
"The digital divide continues to widen. We need to reverse this trend and advance the circular economy by keeping equipment in life for as long as possible."
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Why a US company called Framework could change laptop design forever
Thu, 5th Aug 2021
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
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e-waste
Framework believes the consumer electronics industry is completely broken - so it's starting a laptop revolution.
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Productivity Commission seeking feedback on Right to Repair report
Tue, 15th Jun 2021
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productivity
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australian government
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e-waste
The report explores ways in which governments and manufacturers could improve their products and repair processes for independent repairers and consumers.
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EXCLUSIVE: The right to repair & why NZ must rethink the e-waste problem
Fri, 11th Jun 2021
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apple
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microsoft teams
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technology gifts
What if there was a way to extend the lifespan of products before they end up in landfill? Device repairability seems like a logical step.
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Mobile consumers demand assurance as they plan upgrades to 5G
Fri, 28th May 2021
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byod
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mobility
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mdm
"Operators, retailers and OEMs will need to build their trust by providing assurances in data protection and device care throughout the customer journey."
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Do you trust your data to make decisions in your business?
Fri, 29th Jan 2021
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Even though business leaders understand the value and impact data can have, 77% of IT decision-makers (ITDM) do not trust their data, according to research by SnapLogic.
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Supply chain, AI and cloud set to dominate corporate tech agendas in 2021
Fri, 22nd Jan 2021
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digital transformation
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ai
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martech
Here are Infor’s top three technology predictions for 2021 in the areas of the supply chain, artificial intelligence and cloud.
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