Tag Archives: e-waste

Tech-hoarding continues despite consumers caring more about sustainability

A recent research study carried out by liquid protection solutions provider P2i reveals that over half of people (54%) are still storing old electronic devices in a drawer, raising concerns that too little is being done to tackle the continuous tech-hoarding problem. Polling 321 members of the general public, the survey also …

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Brits are hoarding up to 1.68 billion unused tech items, with a third still in the dark on how to recycle it 

Brits are keeping hold of dozens of old technology items even after they’ve stopped working, as one in three (33%) say they don’t know how to recycle them and have never done so before, according to new research. In line with its participation to the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), OKdo investigated the extent of e-waste production …

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Brits throw away the equivalent of 1,274,17 double-decker buses of e-waste a year

Electronic devices are some of the most popular Christmas gifts, leading to the disposal of old models, which drastically contributes to the growing problem of e-waste (electronic waste).  The United Nations (UN) predicts that by 2030 there will be 74 million tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste globally. This is equivalent …

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The role sustainability has in driving IT sales through the channel

With 5% of all global carbon emissions derived from IT and levels of e-waste continuing to increase significantly, the importance of sustainability within the channel is undeniable. Here, Simon Yates, COO at Consenna, argues that sustainability is not only vital in driving sales through the channel, but in moving the …

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Consenna launches free platform to support, educate and upskill IT resellers

The IT industry is reported to be responsible for 5% of all global carbon emissions and whilst a few big hitters have set distant carbon reduction goals, the channel is largely unsupported in driving digital sustainability.  To address this,  Consenna has introduced its Carbon – an entirely free to use platform …

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UK’s households produce the second MOST e-waste in Europe

Christmas is right around the corner and one of the most popular Christmas ‘gifts’ are electronic products, but as people receive their new smartphones, TVs and computers, ‘old’ models will undoubtedly be cast aside, contributing towards the growing problem that is e-waste (electronic waste). In 2019 alone, there was 53.6 …

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Pandemic-sparked IT purchases force 47 percent of global enterprises to focus on E-Waste

New research by Blancco Technology Group explores enterprise perspectives on e-waste and highlights both the e-waste and sustainability challenges and opportunities that the COVID-19 pandemic has created. Blancco’s study, The Rising Tide of E-waste, produced in partnership with Coleman Parkes, reveals that nearly half (47 percent) of large global enterprises created …

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Novatech strengthens commitment to reducing e-waste

PCs, workstations and server specialist Novatech has further strengthened its commitment to reducing e-waste by refurbished over 200 computers for Exmouth Community College. Exmouth Community College aims to upgrade and replace IT equipment approximately every four years and had over 200 Novatech PCs needing to be replaced. In support of …

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