Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tag: e-waste

eWeek highlights digitalization’s growing environmental footprint

The digital transformation the world has seen is causing raw material depletion, an increase in water and energy use, and more pollution and waste, the speakers said.

Countries introduce legislation to ban or restrict vapes

Vaping has become popular among youth, but comes with an environmental impact.

New survey reveals electronic waste a growing problem globally

“We need to understand this growth and counter it with everyone involved: national authorities, enforcement agencies, Producer Responsibility Organizations, original equipment manufacturers, recyclers, researchers and consumers themselves.”

Why the internet itself is a major environmental problem

If the internet were a country, it would be the sixth biggest user of electricity.

Electronic waste is now in decline

“People are slowly realizing… the need to ensure domestic supply.”

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Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

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Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.