E-waste is the world's fastest growing waste mountain. But there are ways to stop this development.
Mushrooms are the forests' great recyclers, but can they also help reduce electronic waste?
Recycling e-waste still presents us with major challenges, partly because the individual components are difficult to separate from one another. However, researchers are developing a new method - with the help of bacteria.
Whether it's discarded smartphones, TVs or kitchen appliances - electronic waste is an ever-growing problem. In a bid to help stem the tide, researchers in Germany have now developed a biodegradable display.
Apple recently unveiled a new ‘member’ of its team: Liam, a robot that safely and quickly takes apart iPhones and recovers any reusable materials.
While electronic waste is increasingly becoming a contentious issue in international relations and politics, here’s a look at initiatives in a few countries to recycle ewaste.
33 year old Togolese inventor Kodjo Afate Gnikou has created a low-cost 3D printer using bits of electronic waste (e-waste).
A great deal of attention has been given to the profoundly damaging affects e-waste has on human health, however electronics may also have more subtle and long-term repercussions for our greater ecosystem.
Electronic waste (e-waste) is becoming a growing concern, to which thrown-out mobile phones contribute significantly.