Electronics-Recycling Innovator Going to Prison for Extending Computers’ Lives

May 10, 2018 at 11:20 pm




A renowned e-waste innovator is going to prison for producing 25-cent discs that could’ve saved thousands of computers from the landfill

“First World” Countries are Using Africa as a Dump for Old Electronics

January 9, 2018 at 5:52 pm




Tens of millions of tons of toxic, trashed electronics from America and Europe are quietly, illegally dumped in Africa every year

If Americans and Europeans had to store their own electronic garbage, they might not consume it so quickly. They might get their dishwashers, dryers and washing machines repaired instead of tossing them out for the latest model. They might make due with their iphones and laptops until they were truly unusable before upgrading.