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Converge ICT converts business centers into e-waste collection hubs

Last November, Converge piloted its e-waste campaign in its Metro Manila headquarters in Pasig City.

PH gov’t urged to forbid e-waste imports following Thai ban

Environmental health groups EcoWaste Coalition and Greenpeace have nudged the Philippine government to ban the importation of electronic waste, or e-waste, like what Thailand has recently done.

Environment watchdog pushes PH to ban e-waste importation

A waste and pollution watchdog has urged the Philippine government to ban the importation of electronic waste as it noted that 53.6 million tons were generated of e-waste in 2019, according to a newly-released UN’s Global E-waste Monitor 2020.

Group sounds alarm on toxic chemicals from e-waste in toys

A study has found harmful effects on human cells of dioxins in plastic children’s toys such as those made of black plastic, which is often obtained from recycled e-waste plastic with flame retardant chemicals.

Web portal unveiled to help address global e-waste problem

Latest estimates show that the world now discards approximately 50 million tons of e-waste per year, greater in weight than all of the commercial airliners ever made or enough Eiffel towers to fill Manhattan.

Nancy seeks electronic waste disposal ban in recycling facilities

Senator Nancy Binay has proposed the enactment of a law prohibiting the disposal of electronic devices and gadgets such as laptops, desktop computers, and flat TVs in any solid waste management facilities in the country.
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