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Tag: eWaste

Consumer Goods Use

Consumer goods use

How long do you think the things we buy get used for? How many of those things are still in use after 6 months? Just 5% or did we make that up.

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Best use for old tech robot

Best use for old tech

Who else has seen huge sculptures like this made out of old household goods and electronic waste? Surely this can’t be the best use for all those materials? See our medium article for a fuller discussion on this topic:

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10% eWate recycled

10% of eWaste recycled?

We are throwing away electronics and technology at an increasingly alarming rate. Some of that waste gets shipped to third world countries for recycling. Overall however, how much eWaste is recycled? 10%?

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Just Don't Waste David Attenborough Quote

Just Don’t Waste – Attenborough

This quote from Sir David Attenborough sums it up nicely – live a less wasteful life and the positive effects on yourself, those around you, the planet and your prosperity will come. We’ve expended on this in our Medium article.

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Laptop eWaste

Laptop eWaste

In addition to food and clothing we humans also throw away an astonishing amount of eWaste. Would it be equivalent to 650 laptops per second? Or did we make that up?

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Green Elephant Show Sustainability News No 31

2020 hottest year yet, Best place to be a vegan, Circular computing, 100 days in the same dress – Sustainability News 13th January

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2020 hottest year yet, Best place to be a vegan, Circular computing, 100 days in the same dress - Sustainability News 13th January
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The latest sustainability news, fun, facts and reviews from the Green Elephant for 13th January 2020. Top stories: 01:10 – 2020 Ties 2016 as Hottest Yet 14:32 – Top cities and countries for vegans 05:59 Challenge update We asked our audience what they would do with an old iPhone. Some

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Green Elephant Show Sustainability News No 24

Sustainability News 25th November

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Sustainability News 25th November
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The latest sustainability news, fun, facts and reviews from the Green Elephant for 25th November 2020. Top stories: 01:00 – Green targets: Do governments meet them? 18:09 – Skills Gap Poses Threat to Executives In Terms of Climate-Related Risks, Survey Suggests 06:42 Challenge update 12:53 Recommendation: Send less email.  Read

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