Ewaste Articles

Computer Screen Recycling

October 6, 2019

Recycling computer screens, both old boxy models and newer flat panel displays, is ideal because of their huge volume, hazardous components, and good resource recovery potential on resources that are non-renewable such as copper, zinc, nickel and tin. In 2010, TFT (thin-film transistor) and LCD (liquid-crystal display) monitors as well as laptop screens have been […]

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Disposing of Electrical Goods

September 22, 2019

These days, people have easier access to get newer and updated models of electrical goods. Manufacturers and retailers have made it sure that their products are more relevant, packed with more features and more affordably priced in order to gain a higher sales number and a wider market reach. However, buying a new electrical item […]

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Ewaste Collection and Recycling

September 8, 2019

Ewaste refers to unwanted consumer electronic devices and equipment which are believed as not suitable for dumping in landfills because of the heavy metal that they contain. These can include stereos, computers, televisions, printers, VCRs, fax machines, mobile phones and electronic games. These electronics are said to contain copper, lead and other heavy metals that […]

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Ewaste Contamination Brisbane

August 25, 2019

Generally speaking, ewaste, compared to regular household waste, is produced at a greater rate of up to three times higher. Majority of such waste is said to be produced by commercial means. Apart from computers and monitors, ewaste such as batteries, tubes and globes and fluorescent lamps can be really harmful to humans and to […]

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Ewaste Contamination Melbourne

August 11, 2019

Ewaste, if not carefully and properly disposed, can be harmful to the environment and to human health. Hazardous materials such as cadmium and beryllium are said to be found in most electrical and electronic equipment with each one bringing various and distinct levels of harmful and toxic effects. Ewaste is also one of the types […]

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Ewaste Contamination Sydney

July 28, 2019

Most of the electronic waste in Australia ends up in landfills which poses a contamination threat to the soil and water. Often ewaste contains hazardous substances such as mercury and lead that can leach into the environment when left to rot in landfill. Diverting ewaste from landfill is seen as a solution to prevent further […]

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

July 14, 2019

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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E-Waste Systems Enters Australia with 1800eWaste

June 30, 2019

PRESS RELEASE E-Waste Systems Enters Australia with 1800eWaste First of a Series of ePlant1000™ technology and global brand deployment London, UK. – 14 May, 2013 — E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI), an electronic waste management and reverse logistics company and the first public pure eWaste company announced today expansion plans into Australia and the southern […]

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Computer Recycle – How Green is Your Ewaste?

June 16, 2019
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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

June 2, 2019

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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