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Image via Shutterstock Chances are, if you have owned more than one mobile phone in your life there is a drawer in your home dedicated to a collection of defunct chargers. In order to cut down on
Inspired by everyday electronic devices and the speed with which they are discarded nowadays, Marcela Godoy's Elle | E-Waste jewelry collection rescues electronic waste, transforming it into an ornament
The relentless evolution of electronics means that consumers are constantly upgrading to the latest and greatest - but all of those dated flip phones and CRT monitors have to go somewhere. Australian
Kodjo Afate Gnikou, a resourceful inventor from Togo in West Africa, has made a $100 3D printer which he constructed from parts he scrounged from broken scanners, computers, printers and other e-waste.
As technology rapidly progresses and consumers continue to hunger for the latest gadgets, an awful lot of out-dated cellphones and other e-waste is making its way into landfill. Researchers at the
Artist Andy Avalar uses discarded computers, cables, and other forms of e-waste to create vibrant recycled artworks. Each piece repurposes various electronic components to shine a new light on materials
UK mobile network provider O2 just announced that they will not be releasing a charger with the new HTC smartphone. Why you ask? Well, their research has revealed that the UK "has more than 100m chargers
The electronic components of Benjamin Yates' Electri-City Coffee Tables are contained inside sturdy acrylic and glass enclosures. Yates tries to utilize as much waste as possible: the screws from
The Unites States generates more electronic waste than any other nation on earth. According to the EPA, more than 4.6 million tons entered domestic landfills in 2000, and 50-80% of our total e-waste is
Dirk Vander Kooij is set to unveil a new line of "Endless" furniture made from recycled e-waste at "The Future in the Making", an exhibition organised by Domus that will take place during Milan Design
A great sustainable feature that will bring a sparkle to any room, these N+ew Lights by Rodrigo Alonso have been created with a rotomolding technique employing e-waste. The Chilean designer gets his
Technology's fast pace has left in its path mountains of electronic waste, but it has also given way to a new medium for eco-designers to work with. Made from unloved CDs, qwerty keyboards, multi-colored
With the electronics world outdoing itself at every turn, your next gadget will be obsolete almost the moment you purchase it. Mike Schropp over at Total Geekdom believes that we can still find use for
A new recycling plant recently opened by Sims Recycling Solutions just outside of Toronto is using a new automated technology to better separate and recycle the parts of old electronics.
Electronics are complicated to recycle, but there are dozens of resources out there that simplify the process for you. Throughout January, the Lower East Side Ecology Center will be collecting used or
We try to shed our own light on the issues surrounding e-waste recycling but we have to hand it to Annie Leonard, whose new video, The Story of Electronics, hits the problem right on the nose. From the
Hey New York Readers!If you live in New York City, we hope that you've made it down to the new Hester Street Fair in the Lower East Side. The awesome flea-market/street fair opened in May, bringing
America's love affair with consumer electronics will likely rage on for years to come. With a constant stream of iPads, e-readers and smart phones hitting the market, it's hard not to get sucked into
One of our favorite entries from this year's Greener Gadgets Design Competition is Francesco Biasci's Cardboard Computer Case, which aims to ameliorate the perpetual problem of consumer e-waste. Built
If all of the ideas and concepts that were highlighted at the Greener Gadgets Conference were rolled into one product it would look and operate like the LINC Lifestyle Concept Phone from The Greener
Waste and landfills are a serious global problem, but artist Vincent Skoglund finds these unwanted objects and places intriguing and uses them to make surprising art. His collection entitled "The Waste
Image via Shutterstock Jeans Dirt rarely shows its face on denim until it's really dirty, so unless you're wearing jeans to trek through mud or you always go commando, don't wash them after every wear.
Tokyo-based studio Nendo has been very prolific throughout the years, designing a wide range of products, furniture, stationary and even food. This time, they were invited by the Parisian bustling event
Throughout the years, we showed you how the Tokyo-based studio playfully redesigned a variety of objects -- from lamps to seats and even birdhouses --. They also had a go at playing out with chocolate,
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