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e-recycling stories

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25 years of telco industry's recycling success story
Thu, 20th Apr 2023
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The success of the telecommunication sector's self-regulating approach is worth studying to see if other sectors can benefit.
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Arnies Recon to help e-recycle during the festive season
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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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, 14th Oct 2021
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Today is International E-Waste Day, shedding light on the increasing problem of electronic waste and the need for action.
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Australians sitting on $5.6 billion in unwanted tech - Telstra
Thu, 31st 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, 17th 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, 14th 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, 9th Aug 2019
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Sony vows zero environmental footprint by 2050, launching 'One Blue Ocean' to combat plastic pollution.
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50 million tonnes of e-waste: IT faces sustainability challenges
Mon, 18th Feb 2019
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TCO Development launches 'This is IT' campaign to combat IT waste and promote sustainable e-recycling.
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Used device market held back by lack of data security regulations
Thu, 14th Feb 2019
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66% wary of data breach when trading old phones, says Blancco.
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Report: Bulk of data centre managers don’t care about environment
Fri, 21st 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, 19th 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, 22nd 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.