E-Cycling for Big Impact - When most people think of recycling, they think of newspapers and plastic water bottles. Did you know that electronic waste is a growing problem? Learn more about electronic consumption and the value of recycling e-waste.
Only 13% that's a little crazy if you think about how many electronics each household actually has! It even informs you about the dangerous chemicals that leak into the environment when devices aren't properly disposed of! Such as lead and mercury, we all know how dangerous those are right, not just for humans but animals too! Did you know that the contaminated water from landfills is called leachate! This leachate reaches natural groundwater and introduces lethal toxicity!
Most companies want to dispose of their e-waste responsibly so they seek out an electronics recycler, or an asset recovery company. Unfortunately, all too often these e-waste recyclers are not recyclers at all. This eye-opening Basel Action Network (BAN) documentary featuring BAN founder Jim Puckett exposes the ugly underbelly of the computer r...
E-waste Marquetry Project by christy oates. The E-waste Project was inspired by discarded electronic equipment at an e-waste recycling center. Although this piece was assembled by hand, it was designed in a computer-aided drafting program and all the pieces were laser cut. The concept is to create a link between manufactured products and manufactured art. It poses the question, “Does the art lose value if it is made by a machine?”