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Call to arms for electronics giants


Electronic waste: Consumer electronics is growing rapidly, producing more e-waste globally. — AFP

Electronic waste: Consumer electronics is growing rapidly, producing more e-waste globally. — AFP

ARMED with screwdrivers and a zeal for change, a growing global movement is urging electronics giants to make devices that last longer and are easier to fix to cut the environmental fallout of the tech boom.

From repair cafes to e-waste recyclers, social enterprises are leading a ‘right to repair’ campaign, exploring commercial models to reduce the human and environmental impact of the electronics supply chain and its ever-growing waste.

social enterprise , environment , e waste

   

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