Tag: E-waste recycling

NEA studying regulated way to manage e-waste [News]

NEA studying regulated way to manage e-waste [News] By Janice Tai, The Straits Times, 6 Oct 2015 With residents here getting rid of their old laptops and cellphones without a second thought, Singapore is churning out 60 million kg of electronic waste (e-waste) every year – more than the combined weight of 220 Airbus A-380 aircraft. Only a fraction of…

Panasonic Initiates Pilot Heartland E-Waste Recycling Programme for Home Appliances in Singapore [Press Release]

5th July 2013, Singapore – Recognising the need to raise awareness and provide an integrated platform for recycling of home appliances and electronic waste, is the driving force behind the Heartland E-Waste[1] Recycling Programme launched today. Initiated by Panasonic Asia Pacific (Panasonic)[2], in partnership with South East Community Development Council (CDC)…

Pilot electronic waste recycling programme launched [News]

Pilot electronic waste recycling programme launched [News] By Channel NewsAsia, 5 Jul 2013. Residents in the South East district of Singapore will now have a convenient channel to recycle their electronic waste. Electronic waste includes unwanted electrical and electronic devices like computers and ovens. Residents can drop off these devices at 10 designated Resident Committee (RC) centres in Marine Parade…

Zapping the Toxic Out of Growing Electronic Waste [News]

Zapping the Toxic Out of Growing Electronic Waste [News] By The Straits Times For nearly a year, a disused 30-inch cathode-ray-tube (CRT) TV sat in the living room of Mrs Adeline Koh’s four-room flat. No karung guni or rag-and-bone man wanted the old set because it was too bulky and heavy to cart away. Two weeks ago, the 38-year-old finally…

How Nokia and TES-AMM Recycles Old Mobile Phones

How Nokia and TES-AMM Recycles Old Mobile Phones Green Business Singapore went for a site visit recently to check out how Nokia and its e-waste vendor, TES-AMM (Singapore) Pte Ltd, collects and recycles old mobile phones. Nokia has the largest voluntary mobile phone recycling scheme worldwide, with takeback and collection facilities in over 5,000 Nokia Care Centres across 85 countries.…

Electrical and Electronic Waste Recycling

Electrical and Electronic Waste Recycling Electrical and electronic items such as televisions, refrigerators, washing machines, handphones, computers, printers, and batteries are increasingly being disposed as waste after use. These waste are also known as e-waste and they are posing an environmental problem as most of these waste products contain toxic chemicals and can affect the environment and our health if they are…