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Toxic Chemicals From E-Waste Are Working Their Way Into Our Food Packaging

Black plastics are notoriously hard to recycle, which has led to the introduction of toxic chemicals into consumer products using recycled black plastics.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.31.18
Fight to Repair
Fight to Repair

E-Waste Recycler Heading to Prison: 'I Live For' Recycling and Right to Repair

Eric Lundgren is facing a 15-month prison sentence for selling counterfeit Windows restore discs.
Matthew Gault
5.7.18
Micro$oft
Micro$oft

This E-Waste Recycler Is Going to Prison for Selling Windows Restore Discs to Put on Refurbished Computers

Eric Lundgren was sentenced to 15 months in prison and a $50,000 fine for creating ‘restore disks’ to extend the life of computers using Microsoft.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.25.18
e-waste
e-waste

Europe Is Smuggling its E-Waste to Nigeria Inside Used Cars

A new EPA-backed study shows that an old problem has a new twist.
Matthew Gault
4.23.18
e-waste
e-waste

Watch a Tiny Manhattan Rise from Hundreds of Recycled Electronics Parts

Artist Zayd Menk made midtown from junked computers and old phones.
Samantha Cole
3.26.18
Radio Motherboard
Radio Motherboard

How to Make a Video Go Viral on Facebook

The internet has turned A/B testing, catchy thumbnails, captions, and headlines into an artform.
Jason Koebler
3.14.18
e-waste
e-waste

Check Out These Amazing Sculptures Made From 4,000 Pounds of Old Electronics

Benjamin Von Wong wants to raise awareness about e-waste with his hyperreal sculptures.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.5.18
MWC
MWC

Giant Art Installation Outside MWC Protests Planned Obsolescence

There's a right to repair protest in front of the world's largest cell phone conference.
Mack DeGeurin
2.28.18
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

Samsung Made a Bitcoin Mining Rig Out of 40 Old Galaxy S5s

Samsung's new "upcycling" initiative will allow you to put a completely new operating system on your old phones to give them new life.
Matthew Gault
10.27.17
recycling
recycling

Watch This Man Surf Actual Waves on a Flatscreen Television

Holy shit!!!
Jason Koebler
10.4.17
e-waste
e-waste

Company That Abandoned 56,000 Tons of TVs in an Ohio Warehouse Ordered to Pay $14.2 Million

Closed Loop operated America's largest television graveyard.
Jason Koebler
8.8.17
E-Waste Nation
E-Waste Nation

Big Tech Has Destroyed America’s Sustainable Electronics Standards

Gadget companies have rigged America's only meaningful electronic environmental certification.
Jason Koebler
8.3.17