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Triple Pundit - Urban Mining: Billions in Precious Metals Discarded in Landfills
True both literally and figuratively, the old maxim, ‘One person’s trash is another’s treasure,’ is proving especially apt in a world where humans regularly throw away millions upon millions of consumer electronic (CE) devices.
United Press International - E-waste seen as precious metal resource - UPI
Less than 15 percent of the gold and silver used to make cellphones and other electronic products is recovered from the resulting e-waste, a U.N. report says.
Transformative ICT Solutions: a Paradigm Shift in Durban
Tackling climate change is not only a huge challenge for the world – it is also a significant opportunity.
A transformative step towards a low-carbon economy, ITU News Magazine 2011
What ICT can do to make our world more sustainable
Conference calls on ITC firms go green
Telecommunications companies should apply environmentally friendly programs to preserve nature and reduce the effects of climate change, according to a conference on information and communication techonlogy (ICT) on Monday.
Growth-Hungry Bakrie Telecom Plans On Going Green to Stay in the Black
Bakrie Telecom is hoping to boost growth through data services while also focusing on increasing efficiency and reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
Communicating global e-sustainability solutions, Climate Action 2009
The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) is an international non-profit organisation dedicated to communicating how the ICT industry can address and provide solutions for environmental issues.
GeSI: A platform for ICT companies and stakeholders to contribute towards e-sustainability
The report examined five areas in which the ICT sector could enable other sectors to reduce their carbon emissions.
How green is your network?
Environment: Telecoms firms are reducing the power consumption of their networks, for economic and environmental reasons
More silicon, less carbon
In fighting climate change, are computers part of the problem or part of the solution?