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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
taking out the trash
taking out the trash

Hong Kong Has Nearly Run Out of Space for Its Garbage

What happens then?
Justin Heifetz​​
7.18.17
RIP
RIP

Apple Forces Recyclers to Shred All iPhones and MacBooks

Documents obtained by Motherboard: "No reuse. No parts harvesting. No resale."
Jason Koebler
4.20.17
pluspluspodcast
pluspluspodcast

Inside the Warehouses Where Our Old CRT TVs Go to Die

pluspluspodcast takes you inside America's CRT crisis.
Jason Koebler
3.10.17
Toxic TVs
Toxic TVs

America's Television Graveyards

How millions of old CRT televisions have wound up abandoned in warehouses all over the country.
Jason Koebler
2.16.17
environment
environment

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016

We scoured the internet to find the gifts you should buy if you want to make a long-lasting impression.
Jason Koebler
11.24.16
Apple
Apple

The New MacBook Pros Mark the End of Upgradeable Apple Computers

All Apple laptops are now un-upgradeable and are therefore disposable.
Jason Koebler
11.1.16
short circuit
short circuit

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Recall Is an Environmental Travesty

Being recycled is the worst thing that can happen to a new smartphone.
Jason Koebler
10.12.16
Features
Features

A Shocking Amount of E-Waste Recycling Is a Complete Sham

Secret GPS trackers show how sham e-waste recyclers profit by dumping America’s toxic garbage on developing nations.
Jason Koebler
9.20.16