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The Pulse of ITAD: Repairing – not recycling – is the first step to tackling Smartphone e-waste

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The Pulse of ITAD: Repairing – not recycling – is the first step to tackling Smartphone e-waste

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As smartphone sales have skyrocketed, so has the device’s contribution to waste streams and carbon emissions. A recent article from the World Economic Forum details how repairing smartphones instead of replacing them can be a huge contributor to sustainability, the reduction of e-waste, and the recovery of rare minerals critical to electronics production. You can read the full article here:

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/07/repair-not-recycle-tackle-ewaste-circular-economy-smartphones/

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