E-waste adds to mountain of problems counties face

, E-waste adds to mountain of problems counties face, TheCircularEconomy.com

Electronic waste disposal is the latest headache to counties, which are already grappling with poor refuse collection and dumping. County officials blame cheaper imports and launch of e-government services as factors contributing to huge chunks of e-waste. The increasing number of higher learning institutions, all equipped with electronics, is yet another factor. In Kisii, the county government recently launched a joint programme with Kisii University and the East African Compliance Recycling (EARC) to establish an e-waste collection centre.

Source: www.nation.co.ke

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