When upgrading computer equipment in your workplace it is worth considering the environmental impact. Most electronic devices end up in landfill – not recycled – both at home and abroad. Toxic waste is a particular concern – often ending up in poorer countries with lax regulations. The volume of electronic waste being created is huge, in 2012 it averaged 7kg for every human on the planet. This figure has remained high, and as of 2016, only c. 20% is recycled. In this article, I explore some alternatives to sending electronic goods to landfill.
The Eco Buyer
Hi and welcome to my personal blog. I work in supply chain and I live in Dublin, Ireland. I have been blogging since 2014; sharing innovative ideas that I hope others in business can use to make the world a more sustainable place.
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