E-waste is a Worldwide Problem

E-waste is a Worldwide Problem

E-waste in the Modern World All first world nations (and many of the others) are suffering from the accumulation of old and obsolete electronics. The increasing prevalence of “use and dispose of” gadgets has exacerbated the problem and, now that third world countries...
Environmental Impact of the War in Ukraine

Environmental Impact of the War in Ukraine

Environmental Impact of War The continuing war being waged between Russia and Ukraine threatens to damage not only the physical infrastructure of towns and cities but also to disrupt communications networks—roads, railroads, and bridges. It will also extract a heavy...
The Future of eCycling

The Future of eCycling

The Future of eCycling We are all familiar with the statistics on e-waste: in the USA alone we dispose of more than 30 million computers among over 50 million tons of end-of-life and obsolete electronics, every year. But that is only part of the picture: there are...
America’s e-Waste Problem

America’s e-Waste Problem

America’s e-Waste Problem Electronic waste accounts for only 2-3% of the total waste stream in America. That doesn’t seem so bad? Not until you consider that the lead, chromium, cadmium, and other materials present in this aging waste account for more than...