Taiwan, US workshop looks at e-waste disposal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s experience of resource recycling and e-waste management was shared at the 2019 International E-waste Management Network Workshop, taking place from Monday (...

For Ghana e-waste recyclers, a safer option amid toxic fumes

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — On any given day, plumes of noxious smoke rise above the Agbogbloshie dump site in Ghana's capital, Accra. The billowing black smoke comes from the many informal ...

AP PHOTOS: Belgian experts seek e-waste gold in climate curb

BERINGEN, Belgium (AP) — Mark Adriaenssens and his colleagues are looking for gold — and other precious materials — all in a quest to save the planet. While thousands of delegates ar...

U.S., Taiwan joint e-waste management workshop opens in Philippines

The 8th International E-Waste Management Network Workshop, a five-day event jointly organized by the United States and Taiwan to share electronic waste (e-waste) management experience, kicked off Mond...

Thailand moves to ban importing e-waste and plastic

Thailand will stop importing cheap electronic and plastic waste in order to alleviate the severe ecological problems in the country, Environment Minister Surasak Kanchanarat told the daily Nation in a...

Thai police raid suspected e-waste recyclers near Bangkok

BANGKOK (AP) — Police have raided several factories near Bangkok that allegedly were processing illegally imported electronic waste in a sign that China's crackdown on waste recycling is pushing such ...

Cook Group and RecycleForce Partner for Record Breaking Community Electronic Disposal Day

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 11, 2018--On Saturday, April 28, Cook Group partnered with RecycleForce to host a community electronic disposal day that gave Bloomington area residents and sma...

Study: Almost 45 million tons of e-waste discarded last year

BERLIN (AP) — A new study claims 44.7 million metric tons (49.3 million tons) of TV sets, refrigerators, cellphones and other electrical good were discarded last year, with only a fifth recycled to re...

Steel tearoom, calligraphy made of locks on display at Art Taipei

Taipei, Oct. 29 (CNA) A Japanese-style tearoom made of steel and calligraphy installations made of human hair are among the eye-catching works on display at Art Taipei 2015, which opened Friday in ...

Taiwan, U.S. officials mark anniversary of environmental program

Taipei, April 22 (CNA) Officials from Taiwan and the United States lauded the achievements of the International Environmental Partnership (IEP) program at an exhibition in Taipei on Earth Day Wednes...

E-waste contains US$52 billion in resources, warns UNU report

The amount of e-waste reached record high in 2014, stated by a recent U.N. report. United Nations University (UNU) published a report lately which proclaimed that the people worldwide have discarde...