A Closer Look at WEEE

It has been forecast that the electronics industry will produce an annual total of 52 million tonnes of electronics waste (or ‘e-waste’) by the end of 2021. In a time when technology is constantly evolving, electronic devices and appliances are being replaced and updated at an increasing rate. Although this means big business for electronics [...]

2021-06-28T14:43:02+01:00June 28th, 2021|Sustainability|

Managing and Reducing E-Waste from PCBs

Have you ever wondered what happens to your electronic devices when you replace them? In 2018, the issue of single-use plastics came to the forefront and captured the world’s attention. But what about the arguably even more concerning challenge of tackling electronic waste (or ‘e-waste’)? Recycling e-waste involves a combination of processes, including manual and [...]

2021-02-11T10:45:43+00:00February 11th, 2021|Industry news, Sustainability|

Recycling and Waste Management in Electronics Manufacturing

Recycling and waste management is a significant problem across the world. The electronics industry is far from the only culprit; however, although electronics waste — also known as ‘e-waste’ — makes up only a fraction of the total waste generated, it is still a growing concern. If disposed of incorrectly, e-waste can release hazardous substances [...]

2020-12-15T15:16:56+00:00November 20th, 2020|Industry news, Sustainability|

Does Your Electronics Manufacturer Have These Sustainability Accreditations?

When choosing an electronics manufacturing services provider to work with, there are plenty of factors to consider. Cost, experience, time to market, relationships with suppliers, testimonials from existing customers and the equipment and technology they use are all critical considerations. But what about accreditations and policies? Certifications will give you an excellent insight into what [...]

2020-09-30T09:38:30+01:00August 26th, 2020|Sustainability|

How Can Technology Contribute to a Sustainable Future?

All around the globe, countries are laying down plans and setting various targets to help make the world a more sustainable place by 2050. Some of these plans and target are ambitious but thanks to the advent of progressive new technological developments, they now have the potential to become reality. Technology is fundamentally changing the [...]

2020-09-30T09:40:55+01:00June 17th, 2019|Sustainability|
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