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How buying second-hand can save your pocket, and the planet

Friday, 4 October 2019, 11:22 am | Computer Recycling

The way technology can make everyday tasks easier is great. The downside though, is that consumer culture is taking a huge toll on the environment in the form of electronic waste. More >>

E-waste - The big issue facing small islands

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 2:12 pm | Computer Recycling

Once famed for their idyllic beaches, the islands of the Pacific are under increasing threat from waste and pollution. Rubbish now clogs once-pristine streams, and trash floats through previously untouched mangrove forests. More >>

Toxic timebomb: the impact of e-waste on our environment

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 2:04 pm | Computer Recycling

Lead, cadmium, mercury – these are just a few of the toxic heavy metals that are leaching into our soils and contaminating groundwater in large quantities – and it’s all thanks to the amount of e-waste that Kiwis are sending to landfill. More >>

E-Waste New Zealand's next soft plastic epidemic!

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 2:54 pm | Computer Recycling

In the era of instant gratification, globalisation and disposable goods, the outcome is always the same. We have more things and we create more waste. Increasingly, electronic products are being treated as disposal items too. The latest update isn’t always ... More >>


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