recycling

Vodafone’s One for One Phone Recycling Program Will Bring Old Phones Back to Life

An unfortunate consequence of our collective lust for shiny new gadgets is a growing mountain (sometimes literally) of electronic waste. Far too many of our devices are difficult to recycle, and so much of our e-waste ends up in landfills, where toxic chemicals may seep into the ground and pollute the local water supply. The …

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Vodafone’s One for One Phone Recycling Program Will Bring Old Phones Back to Life

An unfortunate consequence of our collective lust for shiny new gadgets is a growing mountain (sometimes literally) of electronic waste. Far too many of our devices are difficult to recycle, and so much of our e-waste ends up in landfills, where toxic chemicals may seep into the ground and pollute the local water supply. The …

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Why An 18th Century Paint Pigment May One Day Help Recycle Your Cell Phone

The pigment Prussian Blue has been used by artists since the 18th century to create affordable blue paints. These days, the pigment’s main purpose is to treat heavy metal poisoning and radioactive waste cleanup, but recently researchers from Japan suggested that it could perhaps also be used to recycle old electronic waste. Hokusai’s print The …

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