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e-waste crisis

Circular Electronics? World’s Leading Companies Launch First Private Sector Alliance To Reduce Waste Across Industry

4 Mins Read Recently, leading electronic brands including Dell Technologies, Google, Microsoft, Vodafone, and global organizations set up the first-ever private sector alliance for circular electronics along with a vision and roadmap committing to a circular economy for electronics by 2030. The global Circular Electronics Partnership (CEP) is the first time business leaders and global organizations have come […]

East Africa Nations Are Fighting E-Waste With New Responsible Policies & Plans

4 Mins Read By: Hope Mafaranga As Uganda develops its e-waste policy, neighboring Rwanda establishes a broad-based plan involving incentives and high-tech facilities. As many countries in Africa embrace the latest technology—smartphones, computers, and other electronic gadgets—few have developed national strategies for managing the resulting e-waste. E-waste may include electrical and electronic assemblies, scrap, and batteries. Some contains […]