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Given the amount of stuff coming through for recycling from our corporate clients this pretty much sums it up. Save Feel free to share this . . .
We really are in a throwaway society. We have been calling it that since the 1950s and all of this technology of ours is an increasing part of the throwaway society. I had a Canon PIXMA MG2960 ink jet printer/scanner … Continue reading
I am a bit pedantic about words and I sometimes find the English language a bit messy and illogical. Anyway, I was compiling a glossary in our knowledge base for the work that we do and I remembered that there … Continue reading
This is a packet from a McDonald’s Princess Bubblegum Happymeal toy: It had blown off the street into our driveway. The bag is made in China, the contents are made in Vietnam, and it is distributed in New Zealand and … Continue reading
E-waste processing is shifting polluting industries from the developed to the developing world, as illustrated by this infographic from Nature. This has been happening for a number of decades (and credit goes to BAN and others in bringing it to … Continue reading
In a referendum on 23 June 2016 the voting public of the UK chose to leave the EU with 52% wanting to leave and 48% wanting to remain. This will possibly have implications on addressing the many negative environmental and … Continue reading
An Ozito OZCD12V1A cordless drill came in to us for recycling and it looked like it had hardly been used. Rather than recycling it I thought it might be a good candidate for repurposing or rehashing with different batteries. On … Continue reading
Here at Ecotech Services we have blogged a lot about e-waste and we have got some info pages about it. Our mission is actually to turn all e-waste into e-scrap. E-scrap is the stuff that is recycled and e-waste goes … Continue reading
Robots are used a lot in manufacturing and I have been thinking about using them for e-waste processing. In most cases it is not a goer because set up costs are too high and the volumes are too small, but … Continue reading