e-waste

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Final phase of TV Takeback now underway for the Upper North Island

 From Amy Adams 23 October 2013

Environment Minister Amy Adams says the final phase of a programme to encourage the recycling of unwanted televisions and raise investment in New Zealand’s electronic recycling capacity has today been launched in the upper North Island.

Throwing away your old computer just got harder in Europe

New rules on disposing of your old laptop, printer or mobile phone look set to come into force in the European Union. The European Parliament on Thursday voted to pass stricter laws on how the bloc deals with electronic and electrical equipment waste.

eDAY 2010 has been announced and is happenning!! Yay

NZ communities can again safely dispose of e-waste - eDay 2010 date announced

eDAY - 6th of November 2010

06.10.2010

The date for eDay 2010, New Zealand's free computer recycling event, was announced today by the Minister for the Environment, the Hon Dr Nick Smith. eDay will be held in more than 40 centres throughout New Zealand on Saturday 6 November 2010. Organisers are aiming to divert as much as 1,300 tonnes of electronic waste (e-waste) from landfills, up from last year's record of 976 tonnes.