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Arnies Recon gives old tech devices a second life
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A Sydney business is helping residents gift gadgets in a guilt-free and sustainable way as the holiday season approaches.
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Apple announces the next generation of AirPods Pro
Thu 8 Sep 2022
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Apple has announced the next generation of AirPods Pro. The company says the new technology harnesses the power of the new h2 chip, while also providing noise cancellation and a transparency mode. 
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Reducing e-waste and promoting sustainability in the PC industry
Tue 3 May 2022
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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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Logitech scales the use of recycled plastic in its products
Wed 16 Feb 2022
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Logitech has exceeded its commitment to incorporate post-consumer recycled plastic into products, reducing its carbon impact.
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Skip the landfill: How a call for IT donations is helping students in need
Tue 31 Aug 2021
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"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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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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Telco industry urges New Zealanders to recycle unwanted mobile phones
Mon 19 Oct 2020
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There may be hundreds of thousands of discarded mobile phones sitting around in people’s homes.
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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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Greenbox acquires Recytech to kick off New Zealand expansion
Thu 26 Sep 2019
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“We had explored a number of options to enable expansion into New Zealand and acquiring Recytech was the logical step."
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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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NZ Super Fund invests US$65m in American cloud company
Mon 14 May 2018
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Following the Rubicon investment, around 2% of the NZ Super Fund is invested in expansion capital investments.
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Interactive add hardware disposal capability with Erase IT acquisition
Wed 14 Feb 2018
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Erase IT provide IT asset (including hardware and equipment) disposal and recycling for over 650 customers across Australia.
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Only 20% of e-waste is recycled - and this needs to change, says United Nations
Thu 14 Dec 2017
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“E-waste management is an urgent issue in today’s digitally dependent world, where use of electronic devices is ever increasing."
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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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Samsung puts environment first: Note 7 recycling effort
Tue 28 Mar 2017
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"..processes such as metals extraction shall be performed using environmentally friendly methods."
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TechCollect calls for Australian companies to recycle e-waste
Fri 25 Nov 2016
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“There is currently a lot more the corporate sector can do to take responsibility for the e-waste it generates."
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ITrecycla provides profitable solution for your obsolete technology items
Tue 26 Jan 2016
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“In the current market and with the advent of the cloud, a mountain of servers and storage are up for recycling.”
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Tech industry invests in sustainability, looks at creating a healthy future
Wed 13 Jan 2016
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The consumer technology industry has a renewed focus on creating a healthier, more efficient future, and is looking at ways to advance sustainability.
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