World must ramp up e-waste recycling to avoid "chaos"

Tom Allen
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Humans produced about 57 million tonnes of e-waste last year: a figure that is only set to grow
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Humans produced about 57 million tonnes of e-waste last year: a figure that is only set to grow

The world must make a concerted effort to mine electronic waste, not the Earth, says a new study.

The supply of elements used in the creation of consumer gadgets and business tech are running low and continuing to mine the Earth for them is unsustainable, say new findings from The Royal Society of...

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