electronics

E-waste piles up in China

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Planet Forward Digital Content Creator | George Washington University
While e-waste constitutes a small portion of the waste that is ultimately found in landfills, it is responsible for the majority of hazardous waste.
This week on Bloomberg West, Planet Forward explores the research of Illinois professor John Rogers and the fascinating world of transient electronics.
Have you ever wished that mobile devices did not need batteries? Well, your wish will probably come true. Zhong Lin Wang and his research team at Georgia Tech are developing shoes that can generate power and charge electronics using nanotechnology.
ecoATM’s automated self-serve kiosks use patented, advanced machine vision and artificial intelligence to evaluate and buy-back used electronics from consumers for cash. By providing convenience and immediate cash incentives, ecoATM’s kiosks are... Read More
Minnesota 2020
The shelf-life of every day electronics seems to be getting shorter by the season. Especially with the influx of smart phones and smaller gadgets, consumers and businesses should stay informed about where to send those old computer monitors, TVs,... Read More
eSCO Processing and Recycling
Encourage use of an e-Steward Certified electronics recycling company for the proper management of your electronic assets.
What’s your community doing to encourage recycling? In Bethesda, Maryland, residents can recycle their old electronics without ever getting out of their car! This program allows for useful electronic parts to be reused and keeps dangerous toxins... Read More