Posts Tagged ‘ e-waste ’

February 20th, 2012

A new report which was published by mobile phone network, O2 has revealed that 17 million old gadgets including mobile phones, SAT NAVs and MP3 players are not being recycled correctly every year and are ending up at Britain’s landfill sites. (more…)

May 24th, 2011

Environmental Waste Controls (EWC) has recently been linked to the illegal exporting of electronic waste in poor African countries including Ghana and Nigeria. (more…)

March 3rd, 2011

A recent 3 year investigation by the UK Environment Agency has found that criminal gangs have been shipping thousands of tons of e-waste and dumping it in third world countries.

The investigation found that as many as 30 criminal gangs were shipping items such as computers and TV monitors and dumping them on rubbish tips in Africa, Asia and the Far East. (more…)