Tokyo will achieve its goal of making 2020 Olympic medals from e-waste
The committee collected 4,100 kg of silver and 30 kg of gold valued at $3 million.
Europe takes another stab at standardizing phone chargers
Asking manufacturers to do it voluntarily didn't work so well.
E-waste levels are surging in Asia
The volume of gadget garbage surged almost two thirds in just 5 years.
The Galaxy Note 7's death creates an environmental mess
Phone recycling is still too young to avoid creating a significant amount of waste.
Japan may forge Olympic medals from recycled smartphones
Bronze, silver and rose gold.
Europe doesn't properly recycle most of its electronic waste
You probably know that you should recycle your old tech when you're done with it, but getting othe...
'Nano-paper' chips end up in compost heaps, not landfills
Today's cast-off gadgets are far more likely to end up in a landfill than they are being responsib...
Energizer makes high-performance batteries from your recycled cells
Here's something different: disposable batteries that could help reduce the mountains of e-waste t...
Maker movement may be the cure for our disposable times
It's no secret that we live in an increasingly disposable world. Where once we would spend hours o...