Green ICT: putting producers in the hot seat
Working on e-waste issues 9 to 5 has the unfortunate effect of making me somewhat desensitied to numbers. But every now and again I come across a figure that makes me rediscover the scale of the challenge anew. Take this one. Last year, some 50 million tons of e-waste generated worldwide, and only 13% was recycled. This is worrying, given that electronics contain toxic substances, like heavy...