2014•08•01 Voice of America Blogs
Excerpt from the article by Aida Akl:
Today’s tech-addicted world produces about 50 tons of e-waste every year, according to the United Nations University, a UN think tank. That ranges from cellphones to major appliances – anything with a plug, cartridge or battery. …
StEP is the United Nations University’s (UNU) initiative to tackle the problem. Chatting with TECHtonics from Germany, UNU’s Ruediger Kuehr, Executive Secretary of the Solving the E-Waste Problem initiative, sheds more light on the issue.