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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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The Basel Convention – Combating the illegal trafficking of hazardous waste.

January 28, 2018

The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal was brought into force in 1992 in order to prevent the transportation of hazardous wastes to developing countries. Over 170 countries have now joined the convention, including Australia who became a member of the Basel Convention on the 5th February […]

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Disposing of Electrical Goods

May 25, 2017

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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