BOM IT partners Byteback to help the IT industry cut carbon
BOM IT Solutions has partnered with the electronic waste company, Byteback, to help the IT sector reduce its electronic waste and cut its carbon footprint.
IWD 2023: The circular economy for e-waste needs more (wo)manpower
The planet desperately needs more people to act sustainably, but that burden of responsibility shouldn't fall squarely on women's shoulders.
Understanding end-user behaviour critical for cost-cutting and sustainability goals
CIOs have an opportunity to take a comprehensive look into the health of their IT infrastructure, and in particular, end-user experience.
Arnies Recon gives old tech devices a second life
A Sydney business is helping residents gift gadgets in a guilt-free and sustainable way as the holiday season approaches.
Arnies Recon to help e-recycle during the festive season
Arnies Recon has saved over 4.5 thousand tonnes of appliances and electronics from landfill in the last three years.
Aotearoa businesses sitting on untapped goldmine of old tech
Study finds New Zealand businesses are not truly aware of the economic benefits of sustainable e-waste management.
Seagate announces next gen advanced storage arrays
The new Exos X systems feature up to twice the performance of the previous generation and enhanced enterprise-class durability, the company states.
NZ program recovers and recycles more than 177 tonnes of e-waste
The TechCollect NZ pilot program says its milestone of recovering and recycling more than 177 tonnes of ICT e-waste recognises the efforts of many.
Driving the Green Software Framework with Accenture
It's clear that technology is a fundamental driver of sustainability, but in most cases, the solution itself needs to be monitored so that it doesn't become the problem.
Reducing e-waste and promoting sustainability in the PC industry
Australians are lovers of technology - we purchase more than 4 million computers and 3 million TVs every year. As technology advances, the lives of our devices keep getting shorter.
Australian businesses are prematurely discarding devices
SOTI research finds 72% of IT leaders in Australian corporations think devices are being disposed of unnecessarily, despite many having sustainability targets.
NZ’s first and only e-waste sorting machine launched
Computer Recycling launches e-waste shredder and MSS optical sorting machine BLUBOX, which is able to sort out a tonne of e-waste per hour
Logitech scales the use of recycled plastic in its products
Logitech has exceeded its commitment to incorporate post-consumer recycled plastic into products, reducing its carbon impact.
TechCollect NZ, Warehouse Stationery offer e-waste recycling in handful of stores
While it's a step in the right direction towards managing NZ's e-waste, the lack of accessible locations means that many Kiwis miss out.
Wearables market to reach 344.9 million shipments in 2022, lead by sports and fitness trackers
"While the wearables sector has witnessed strong growth so, too, has mobile accessories, where demand for wireless headsets has risen dramatically in the past year."
The link between enterprise data security and sustainability
There is a link between enterprise data security and sustainability, according to a new report from Blancco Technology Group.
Cloud, sustainability, digital adoption - APAC tech predictions for 2022
"The world is in a major crisis of trust, driven by concerns over public health, cybersecurity, data privacy, and sustainability."
International E-Waste Day: Recycle your gadgets, save the earth
In one million phones there could be 24 kilograms of gold, 16,000 kilograms of copper, 350 kilograms of silver, and 14 kilograms of palladium. When devices aren’t recycled, all of this material goes to waste.
Quiz reveals awareness of the growing e-waste problem worldwide
“With International E-Waste Day we hope that more people will understand that it is important to reuse, repair, resell, or dispose of their used products responsibly.”
Skip the landfill: How a call for IT donations is helping students in need
"The digital divide continues to widen. We need to reverse this trend and advance the circular economy by keeping equipment in life for as long as possible."
Why a US company called Framework could change laptop design forever
Framework believes the consumer electronics industry is completely broken - so it's starting a laptop revolution.
Productivity Commission seeking feedback on Right to Repair report
The report explores ways in which governments and manufacturers could improve their products and repair processes for independent repairers and consumers.
EXCLUSIVE: The right to repair & why NZ must rethink the e-waste problem
What if there was a way to extend the lifespan of products before they end up in landfill? Device repairability seems like a logical step.
Mobile consumers demand assurance as they plan upgrades to 5G
"Operators, retailers and OEMs will need to build their trust by providing assurances in data protection and device care throughout the customer journey."