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Written by ANJALI MARAR | Pune | Published: December 7, 2017 4:51 am Their disposal, experts said, is trickier, due to the inclusion of a wide range of metals, some of which are toxic. RELATED NEWS ‘If you can’t collect CFL bulbs, don’t sell so many,’ tells Delhi High Court Discarding e-waste the right way: A baby step towards a clean environment CAG report: UT admn has no exact data on e-waste produced in Chandigarh MOBILE CHARGERS are an inevitable part of our lives, but, once rendered non-functional, they are among one of the most disposed-off electronic waste items found at any e-waste scrap market. A team of scientists from Maharashtra recently conducted a study and developed a unique ‘microbial solution’ for the problem, through which they could extract up to 92 per cent of the metal components from a defunct charger. This would make their disposal safer. The study was recently published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research. With every Indian household today possessing an average of at least three chargers, the item has increased the huge burden of e-waste in the country by several folds. Their disposal, experts said, is trickier, due to the inclusion of a…
Best Buy reported that it has collected 2 billion pounds of e-waste and appliances for recycling since launching a consumer electronics takeback program in 2009. Now the retailer is expanding the consumer program, and working to increase waste diversion for all US operations.
How is COVID-19 impacting MFIs’ portfolio quality? Are microfinance institutions (MFIs) facing a liquidity crisis? Is the solvency of institutions at risk? Launched on June 1, 2020, CGAP’s Global Pulse Survey of Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) is the first survey that aims to capture a full…
Trends forecaster WGSN has unveiled its 2022 beauty trends, which centre around usability and sustainability, from water-saving hygiene to faster make-up routines. Among the six ‘ones to watch’, as highlighted by WGSN, is ‘waterless washing’, an evolution of waterless beauty encompassing showerless shampoo and no-water shaving products.
‘Fermented beauty’, meanwhile, taps into the desire for potent products and is driven by K-beauty and J-beauty trends. Fermentation releases enzymes that break down molecules so they can better penetrate the skin. The fermentation process also results in the formation of acids, such as lactic and acetic acids, which act as natural preservatives, prolonging shelf life.
Let’s make the world a better place! STEAM Centre’s re//BUILD.IT program believes in reuse before recycle. We take in a wide range of electronics equipment and do our very best to give it a new a purpose. If our staff, volunteers, and makers can’t reuse the equipment or parts, we ensure the materials are recycled properly!