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UN Reports a 21% Leap in Worldwide E-Waste Generation

A record 53.6 million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21 per cent in just five years, the...

Cambodia Returns 1,600 Tons of Plastic Waste Exported from US, Canada

Cambodian authorities have announced plans to return 1,600 tons of plastic waste exported from the U.S. and Canada, according to a high-ranking official from...

Waste can be turned into an economic opportunity, says an Indian-Australian Scientist Veena Sahajwalla

New Delhi, Sept 11, 2016: An Indian-Australian scientist who has been looking for ways to transform waste into something useful, said here on Saturday...

For just £2 a day, Children put their blood and sweat in India’s Biggest e-waste graveyard at Seelampur

India accounts for scrapping 70 percent of the World’s e-waste E-waste comprise of all sort of electronic items which contains toxic elements like...

60,000 metric tonnes of e-waste generated in Gurgaon annually, but just 10% gets recycled: Ruchika Sethi Takkar

  By Nishtha  Gurgaon: Citizen activist, Ruchika Sethi Takkar regularly collaborates with citizen groups and civic administration to develop and implement sustainable solutions. In a conversation with NewsGram, Sethi talks...

Toxic mine: Gold worth £7 billion up for grabs, but its buried under 42 million tons of e-waste

By NewsGram Staff Writer A report by the United Nations University (UNU) has revealed that the amount of “e-waste” generated globally is increasing by two million...

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