Apple is aiming to use 100 percent recycled materials to make its iPhones, Macbooks and other electronics products in the future in a bid to reduce its reliance on mined raw materials, the company revealed last week.
The lackluster political support for science could bite companies squarely in the supply chain, among other places.
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The March for Science and what’s at stake for business
March 24, 2017 by
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Think of all the electronics in your life: your phone, tv, computer, game systems, USB drives, printers, Blu ray players, even smart devices like switches and home assistants. Now try to picture what happens to all of those things when they die. Over 50 million tons of e-waste are generated every year, and e-waste is nasty stuff. This infographic shows where e-waste ends up, which devices are the biggest culprits and how you can fight the e-waste problem. + Digital Docs
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INFOGRAPHIC: The e-waste problem and how to help
March 22, 2017 by
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There are numerous benefits to recycling — reducing the use of natural resources, boosting the economy and saving energy, to name just a few — but sometimes it lacks an immediate personal benefit. If you want to profit from your good deed with more…
Recycling for Profit: 5 Ways to Turn Your Trash into Cash
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Ah, the digital age. We are in such an exhilarating whirlwind of technology and digital development. New systems and products are unveiled what seems like every day. Yet even those with the resources to purchase the latest products have a difficult…
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ConnectAll.org Makes Technology More Accessible Than Ever
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As electronics take over every part of our lives, the need for easy-to-recycle gadgets becomes more important. If an electronic device is too difficult to recycle, odds are it won’t be. It’s the responsibility of manufacturers to make this a…
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Apple’s New Headphones Aren’t So Eco-Friendly
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Keeping up with the latest in electronics is exhausting — not to mention expensive — and a lot of communities are left without resources to obtain what some might consider essential technology, such as computers. Meanwhile, consumers are rushing to…
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This Holiday Season, Your Outdated Laptop Could Change Lives
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Keep your seat back in the upright position, put your tray table up, switch all electronics to airplane mode, and turn off your Samsung Galaxy Note 7. This is the new script for airline workers now that the recently launched smartphone has been…
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Smartphone Recall: Will Samsung Consider the Earth?
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Cathode-ray tubes, found primarily in old televisions and computer monitors stashed in people’s homes, are complicated to recycle — and there are fewer and fewer places doing it. Why? Each CRT contains several pounds of leaded glass, which requires…
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What’s Blocking CRT Recycling?
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Sometimes it seems that the only thing harder to get rid of than old electronics is old couches. Television sets, desktop computers, monitors, printers, tablets and even old smartphones have a tendency to hang around, even after their usefulness…
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5 Top Tips for Recycling Old Technology