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The Challenges of e Waste

Posted by Rhonda Tanti

eWaste is fast becoming a major problem for tens of thousands of businesses across Australia.

Most businesses, no matter what their size, have at least 4 or 5 old,computers, monitors and other electronic items laying around in storage or 'junk' rooms- some businesses will have thousands of items. It is important to understand the size of the e waste problem, so here's a roundup of some recent news in the area of eWaste disposal.

Australia's Electronic Waste - Logistics / Supply Chain - About.com

http://logistics.about.com

Electronic waste, or e-waste, is becoming a real problem for industrialized nations as the need for electronic gadgets means that the consumer is disposing of their old products before they are obsolete. This means that tens of ...

Computer e-waste regulations introduced across Australia | The ...

http://www.thegreenitreview.com

As heralded back in June, the Product Stewardship (Televisions and Computers) Regulations has become the first scheme to be regulated under the Australian Product Stewardship legislation introduced earlier this year.

Councils may profit in E-waste bonanza | Northern Star

http://www.northernstar.com.au

LAWS forcing manufacturers and importers of TVs and computers to take more responsibility for e-waste could be a financial bonanza for local councils.


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