Tag: electronics

    The number of gadgets thrown into landfills has reached the weight of the Great Wall of China

    Experts estimate that by the end of 2021 year, people will send 57.4 million tons of electronics to landfills. This number of gadgets outweighs the heaviest artificial object – the Great Wall of China, BBC reports. The global amount of electro-clutter increases by 3-4% or 2 million tons per year. This was reported by experts […]

    Mobily, Ericsson to recycle old electronic devices

    Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), a leading telecom provider in Saudi Arabia, has announced an agreement with Ericsson to recycle expired and discarded electronic devices in ways that contribute to preserving the environment, GD Online reports. Alaa Malki, Chief Technology Officer, represented Mobily in signing the agreement during Gitex 2021, while Ericsson was represented by Ekow Nelson, […]

    Want to save the Earth? Then don’t buy that shiny new iPhone

    Apple has just unveiled the latest all-singing, all-dancing iteration of its handset, but perhaps you should resist the hype. This is the main advice of the article published by The Guardian. On September 14, Apple released its latest phone – the iPhone 13. Naturally, it was presented with the customary breathless excitement. It has a […]

    Too many phones: 14 years of smartphone use made a significant impact on the environment

    Smartphones have completely changed our lives and the whole world in the shortest possible time. Only 14 years ago, we used cameras to take photos, found a way with paper maps, and talked to family and friends with the help of text messages with T9 technology. If you are among the 3.8 billion people who […]

    The corporate-planned death of electronics

    In 2019, Ukrainian documentary film festival ‘Docudays’ featured several films united by a single concept. If you look at those works, you will be exposed to images of countries of the ‘Second’ and ‘Third’ worlds, our global borderland, which we hardly could have envisioned ourselves.We are talking about the following films: ‘Death by design’, covering […]