The Problem (And Opportunity) Of E-Waste

What to do with old phones, laptops, TVs, printers, monitors, cables and chords? Well, it could prove cheaper to ‘mine’ this rubbish for the valuable metals it contains than to actually mine such materials from ore. It would also be far better than dumping our growing mountains e-waste in landfill.

War On Waste quiz: Test your knowledge of where e-waste goes to die (and why it matters) #WarOnWasteAu

New research shows extracting metals from e-waste is more cost effective than mining virgin ores, and Australian-developed microfactories are helping make ‘urban mining’ a viable option.

Find out where you can recycle and dispose of your electronic waste, including the City of Melbourne’s free e-waste recycling service. City of Melbourne

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