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Computer Recycle – How Green is Your Ewaste?

March 30, 2017
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How recently did you upgrade your computer equipment? In today’s fast paced technological age, it seems we have to update, upgrade and upscale every 3 or 4 years, or lose the race. So responsible computer disposal needs to be a high priority for all responsible Australians who own a computer. 1800ewaste are the leading computer […]

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Greening Electronic Equipment

March 16, 2017

First launched in August 2006 and now in its 9th edition, the Greenpeace ‘Guide to Greener Electronics’ ranks the leaders of the mobile phone, computer, TV and games console markets according to their policies and practices on toxic chemicals, recycling and energy. The Greenpeace website states “The Greener Electronics Guide is our way of getting […]

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Ewaste Removal and Disposal Melbourne

March 2, 2017

Every year, electronic waste or ewaste piles up around the world at an astonishing rate of 40 million tonnes, one of the fastest on record so far. It is also known that among all of the users of new technology worldwide, Australians rank as among the highest with a purchase rate of more than 2.4 […]

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Ewaste Removal and Recycling

February 22, 2017

The term ewaste, otherwise known as electronic waste, is used to refer to unwanted and discarded appliances that run by electricity. Some of these items are PCs, consumer electronics, fridges, stereos and others which are all non-suitable for landfills disposal because of their heavy metal content. Apart from having hazardous materials, ewaste also contain valuable […]

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Dedicated to Australia : Electronic waste recycling for Australians, by Australians

February 8, 2017

The weather, our beaches, our heritage, our wonderful scenery, our exotic creatures, our skills on the Barbie…there are plenty of things that make Australia great and, at 1800Ewaste, we’re dedicated to keeping it that way. We’re passionate about diverting as much electronic waste from Australian landfill as humanly possible, by campaigning for electronic waste recycling […]

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Quick Tips for Easy E-Waste Disposal

January 25, 2017

In today’s society with our busy lifestyles and hectic schedules, we generally do not have time to consider things that do not significantly impact our daily lives such as E-Waste. Often, rather than consider recycling or proper e-waste disposal options, we just throw that old computer monitor or broken phone in the trash with the […]

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Organising an Ewaste Collection for your Local Community

December 28, 2016
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With Christmas on our doorstep and New Years just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about you New Years Resolution. Will you be joining the gym this January or giving up chocolate? Maybe you’re going for something different and you’ve decided to take up a hobby, or just have a new attitude towards […]

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Why Australia needs to be aware of the right and wrong way to recycle their electronic waste.

December 14, 2016

According to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, the exportation of electronic waste to developing countries is illegal. 92 Countries around the world have ratified the Basel Convention, agreeing not to export their ewaste without the appropriate licenses in place. However, a Greenpeace report states that […]

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National Recycling Week 2010

November 2, 2016

5 Reasons to Recycle your Electronics Waste with 1800Ewaste. We all know that we should recycle, but do we really know why? On the 88th to the 14th November, Planet Ark is launching National Recycling Week 2010 to raise awareness of the importance of recycling and to educate communities about waste management. With NRW2010 fast […]

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Australia’s E-Waste statistics

September 21, 2016

As a developed country, Australia’s E-Waste statistics are surprisingly shocking. E-Waste encompasses all old technology, cluttering your home, garages and landfill, either in a state of disrepair, obsolete, or simply something that has been replaced by its newer, shinier model. This includes microwaves, mobile phones, computers and everything in between. Unfortunately, as technology continues to […]

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