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Ewaste Contamination Adelaide

December 3, 2017

Ewaste includes PCs, televisions, monitors, mobile phones, faxes, printers, photocopiers, stereos and any electronic product that is no longer in use because of being broken or obsolete. The most common generators of ewaste are households, government establishments, educational institutions and commercial premises. There are also some instances when ewaste can include electrical products such as […]

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Product Stewardship – evaluating the benefits of Australia’s electronic waste recycling scheme.

September 10, 2017

With the FIFA World Cup set to “kick” off in a matter of days, football fans all over the world will be glued to their television screens to see who takes home the coveted title of World Cup Champions. It is estimated that 26.3 billion viewers will be tuning in over the next 31 days; […]

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Mobile Phones Ewaste Removal Melbourne

June 2, 2017

It is estimated that there are more than 31 million mobile phones which are in use in Australia. It is also obvious that the popularity of mobile phones increases at a steady rate as more and more people can afford to buy as many mobile phone devices as they can. There are even those who […]

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What happens to our Ewaste in Landfill?

August 10, 2016

When we get rid of our electronic waste, we often don’t think about where it will end up. I’m sure we’ve all been guilty of keeping our old cameras, laptops and televisions hoping to do some good with them, but eventually we just get fed up and end up just taking them to the dump. […]

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Televisions go to landfill as digital TV arrives in Australia

October 4, 2012

According to the National Waste Policy, 16.8 million televisions and computer equipment reached their “end of life” in 2007/08- of these, a staggering 84% were sent to landfill and only 10% were recycled. As Australia prepares to switch off analogue signals by the end of 2013 and switch over to digital television, this number will […]

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The forgotten fate of your electronic waste

May 11, 2012

A recent investigation by Dateline has revealed the shocking truths behind the illegal export of electronic waste. At 1800Ewaste, we’re no strangers to writing articles and posting videos showing clips of electronic waste being dumped and burnt in developing countries, but even we were appalled by what we saw when SBS approached us for this […]

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