The 2015 Basel Convention COP handed disappointing news to proponents of stricter e-waste guidelines by passing unfinished guidelines that leave out key industry issues such as cathode tube management.
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Did you know holiday lights are e-waste and can be recycled by some certified e-Stewards recyclers? And most lights that “break” may only need a little attention to get them back to lighting up the season. Go green for the holidays by repairing broken lights when possible and recycling them when it’s not.
E-Cycle Washington is celebrating its fifth anniversary. Created in response to the 2006 Electronic Product Recycling Act, the organization has kept 200 million pounds of electronic waste out of landfills. e-Stewards’ original Pledge of True Stewardship helped inform much of E-Cycle Washington’s policies.
Braving the cold the day after Thanksgiving in pursuit of affordable holiday gifts and electronics is a tradition in many households. And while standing in freezing weather brings some families together, maybe it’s time to add on a new tradition—an annual Planning What to Do With Your Old Electronics.
Our game controllers are more than just circuitry and plastic. They represent a connection to the gaming world, a translator that let’s us speak with AI’s and other gamers round the world. Artist Brandon Allen dissects broken controllers and photographs their innards in his two part photo series, Deconstructed.