Is e-waste an untapped treasure?

  • 2014年2月19日     BBC Future

    Excerpt from an article by Jonathan Kalan:

    “The e-waste issue has exploded, and will continue to explode because of increased production of electronic equipment – anything with a battery or a plug – and because of the enormous hunger of consumption of this equipment around the world”, says Ruediger Kuehr, executive secretary of the Step Initiative, a United Nations University programme aiming to tackle e-waste.