An E-Waste Update – Can Circuitry Get Circular?
More and more, you’re seeing shopping carts full of electronic gear pushed into stores like Staples. This is all part of a shift in consumer and commercial electronics toward a repair, re-use and recycling norm – and, in the long run, a pathway toward the end of the idea of waste.
But the challenge is vast, with 57 million tons of such material generated worldwide in 2021.
Explore the latest trends and issues with Andy Revkin of the Columbia Climate School and guests including "Junkyard Planet" author and Bloomberg columnist Adam Minter and Mike Sauchuk, associate director for retail merchandising for Staples in the U.S.
Adam Minter's website: https://shanghaiscrap.com/
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