The modern milk man goes technical to solve recycling woes

Milk jugs are made of high-density polyethylene plastic, one of the most versatile plastic resins for recycling and reuse. Because...

May 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Africa should force manufacturers to tackle e-waste

Africa should force manufacturers to tackle e-waste

African countries will need to fix their tax regimes and enact laws that require electronic equipment manufacturers to pay for...

October 20th, 2009 Rebecca Wanjiku

Aussie e-waste recycling plant targets CRTs

Aussie e-waste recycling plant targets CRTs

As many as 700,000 CRT monitors could be recycled every year if a new e-waste processing plant in Sydney gets...

September 4th, 2009 Rodney Gedda

Sims Recycling says shred it. Don

Sims Recycling says shred it. Don

Simply drilling a hole through an old hard drive destined for recycling won’t assure the confidential data stored on it...

August 27th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Aussie computer recycling plant save 20,000 tons of e-waste

Aussie computer recycling plant save 20,000 tons of e-waste

SYDNEY - Australia has launched its first automated recycling plant for e-waste which will salvage up to 20,000 tonnes of...

November 19th, 2008 Darren Pauli

Cellphone company launches African recycling program

Cellphone company launches African recycling program

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – In an attempt to meet fears that cast-off mobile phones are posing an increasing toxic risk in...

February 27th, 2008 Michael Malakata

MacBook Air gets a rave review from Greenpeace

MacBook Air gets a rave review from Greenpeace

Greenpeace has given a rave review to Apple's introduction of the MacBook Air, calling it "a winner" because of the...

January 20th, 2008 Jonny Evans

Intel’s goes green with new 45nm Penryn plant

Intel’s goes green with new 45nm Penryn plant

Intel Corp. is making its brand-new 45-nanometer chip manufacturing plant environmentally friendly by going to 'green' extremes . The US$3...

November 4th, 2007 Sharon Gaudin

The IT horizon is looking green

The IT horizon is looking green

The amount of power consumed by data centres doubled from 2000 to 2005, according to Jonathan Koomey, consulting professor at...

August 12th, 2007 Bart Parsons