Global e-waste to eclipse Great Wall of China in 2021

On International E-Waste Day 2021, experts call on everyone to repair or recycle electronic devices to recover a king’s fortune in valuable materials.


Companies urged to pledge support for International E-Waste Day

E-waste body, the WEEE Forum, invites organisations to support International E-Waste Day by contributing to consumer-focused education.


Disposing e-waste, IT hardware carelessly now incurs penalties

In terms of SA’s POPI Act, negligent loss of certain information will expose your company and directors to possible fines, penalties, reputational damage and jail time.


What's your e-waste game plan?

The rapid digitalisation prompted by COVID-19 sparks renewed concern about the responsible disposal of e-waste and the implementation of a circular economy in IT.

Mar 19, 2021

Recycling station to address SA’s rising e-waste tide

The Jackal Creek Golf Estate electronic waste recycling bin becomes the first of many planned to be set up nationally, says AST Recycling.


Getting greener and cleaner with Dell Technologies, Pinnacle ICT

For Global Recycling Day on 18 March, Pinnacle and Dell urge consumers to bring old tech to any of the seven Pinnacle branches to be recycled or disposed of in an environmentally-friendly manner.

Jan 7, 2021

Samsung in ‘green’ push for TV line-up

The South Korean electronics giant commits to "going green” with its TV business operations.

Aug 12, 2020

SA e-waste recycling company delivers solutions for Africa

AST Recycling has the ability to manage the e-waste recycling process on the continent in compliance with global standards and ethical considerations.

Aug 4, 2020

The importance of a ‘cradle-to-cradle’ asset management and e-waste recycling solution

It’s important to properly track assets, not just at disposal, but from the moment they are purchased, says Malcolm Whitehouse, general manager of AST Recycling.


Global e-waste shoots up while recycling takes back seat

The ITU’s Global E-waste Monitor shows global electronic waste increased by 21% in five years, with 53.6 million metric tonnes produced in 2019.


Africa recycles less than 0.1% e-waste

Data from the International Telecommunication Union reveals Africa’s shortcomings on e-waste management, with less than 0.1% recycled.

Nov 12, 2019

Samsung on a mission to identify and support black industrialists

Samsung, along with the dti, aims to provide opportunities for black industrialists in the recycling sector to participate in the e-waste black industrialists programme, says Hlubi Shivanda, Director: Business Innovation Group and Corporate Affairs at Samsung South Africa.

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