Solar Panels can be recycled

 climate change, CO2, copper, electronics, energy, gold, metals, plastics, pollution, re-use, recollect, recycle, reuse, sustainable, video, waste, solar panels, PV

The silicon cells can be re-cycled as raw material for new solar cells

For silicon PV modules, the recycling process consists of multiple steps.

ReMedia (Milano) is an Italian consortium that handles Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) as well as end-of-life batteries and accumulators. Read More

Ellen MacArthur: We need to switch to the circular economy

Recycle, Reuse, circular economy, raw materials, sustainable infra, electronics, cradle to cradle, green city, remanufacturing

To reuse or recycle a material, we need to know where materials are located.

During her world tour sailing Ellen became aware how important good material management was.

At sea, good materials are the difference between life and death.

Ellen started to think about the use of raw materials in our world economy. 

Her circular economy based on the principles of cradle-to-cradlewas born.

 

 

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E-waste as Art

e-waste, recycle, reuse, art

Michael Jordan’s art is famous. All from e-waste

Waste is a lack of imagination. We can win raw materials from electronic waste, but you can also recycle and upgrade it into art.

These artists show you there art from electronic waste in order for your awareness. Most of our electronics are replaced because there the market offers new stuff that’s better, more beautiful and faster.

As a consumer, you do have to ask yourself: is this product of no use any more for me? Read More

E-waste – recycling optimization

Valuable materials like copper, silver, gold etc. can be recycled from electronics like computers, cell phones, tablets and laptops.

Valuable materials like copper, silver, gold etc. can be recycled from electronics like computers, cell phones, tablets and laptops.

Sims Recycling Solutions provides the most efficient, effective, and environmentally responsible electronics reuse and recycling services possible.

Electronic waste (e-waste) can be recycled to valuable materials  like copper, silver, gold, metals and recycled plastics. 

This video showcases sophisticated shredding and separation technologies that offer unsurpassed recycling capabilities. Read More

The IWe-SNEW project, social/environmental entrepreneurship 2.0

Women using 'your' old computer learning the use of it and the crowd knowledge of the internet in Bangladesh

Women using ‘your’ old computer learning the use of it and the crowd knowledge of the internet in Bangladesh

Dear CTO (Chief Technical Officer),

  • Are you replacing 25 or more computers,
  • ánd you want to make a little money out of it
  • ánd you want to help underprivileged individuals
  • ánd you like the idea that your former hardware has been taken care of (upcycled, recycled or proper disposed)?

Then please consider the IWe-SNEW project.

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Use ICT for primary schooling in developing countries

education, IT, ICT, Recycling, re-use, recollect

Your old pc’s help them to step into a healthier and wealthier world

We all know that education is an essential ingredient for the full realization of human capacity and should be provided to everyone on earth. Providing internet and tablets gives children the opportunity to make a better life for themselves and for the world.  Read More