As technology continues to burrow into our everyday life, we are facing unprecedented growth in the production of electronics. However, this comes with the baggage that is e-waste as consumers continually seek for the next shinier and sleeker device. Coupled with limited governance about its recycling and flow, e-waste is now one of Asia's burgeoning issues.
Tonnes of E-Waste Produced in Asia
of E-Waste is not recycled globally
KG of E-Waste produced yearly per person in Singapore
Tonnes of E-Waste Produced Globally
Statutory Recycling Targets (Japan)
KG of E-Waste produced yearly per person in the world
The impact of e-waste transcends physical borders. The export of e-waste across the globe happens more frequently than we think, with up to 41.8 million tonnes of e-waste exported yearly.
Singapore is #2 Top E-Waste Producer in Asia
USD Worth of Resources in
E-Waste Thrown Away
% Increase in Precious Metal Imports & Exports from Singapore
Our predictions for the fastest growing sectors within the e-waste sector.
Recycling, disposing, repurposing
- how can we minimise e-waste,
or lessen the impact it has on the environment?
Our devices contain more sensitive information than ever, but how
should individuals or companies
go about to ensure complete and
secure data destruction?
Businesses tend to keep their replaced
IT assets in cold storage - a practice that
is both costly and space-consuming.
E-waste is a literal gold mine,
with precious metals like gold,
silver, palladium, and platinum
recoverable from the electronic
Turn e-waste on its head by
introducing modular designs that
allows consumers to replace
malfunctioning parts without replacing
the whole device.
Taking recycling and repurposing
to a new level - stripping apart other devices to retrieve replacement parts
and componenents for new devices.
Showing e-waste some TLC to
restore them to their former glory.
Besides recycling, the refurbishment
of e-waste is an option that reduces
the sheer amount of waste generated.
Beyond the mere ad on online
forums, how can we tap into
the online marketplace to sell
refurbished and certified
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