Tag Archive: e-waste

Apr 20 2016

5 ways we can decrease our paper consumption and save our planet

Although we are supposedly living more digital lives, paper consumption globally has been increasing. Here are five ways we use less paper in our work lives. In today’s society, many of us pride ourselves on our ability to conduct a significant portion of our personal and professional lives electronically. Arguably, such a feat is consistent …

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Apr 24 2015

3 environmentally-friendly practices we can adopt in 2015

In commemoration of Earth Day 2015, here are three areas where we can develop more environmentally-friendly behaviour. Earth Day was celebrated this past Wednesday, 22 April, and is a time to reflect and promote our global, and local, environment. Currently, there are numerous environment-related issues vying for attention, such as carbon emissions, global warming, climate …

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Apr 23 2014

6 ways to foster greener offices

Yesterday, 22 April, was Earth Day. Although there would have been a range of activities to mark that occasion, this post shares six ways to make a more lasting commitment to greening the workplace. Earth Day, which was celebrated yesterday, 22 April, is a time when greater attention is paid to the impact of humans …

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Jul 31 2013

What is the big deal about e-waste?

A discussion on electronic waste (e-waste): its importance; projects that are being launched in the Caribbean; and the potential lucrativeness of the industry. Did you know that: – 80—85% of electronic products were discarded in landfills or incinerators, which can release certain toxics into the air? 20—50 million metric tonnes of e-waste are disposed worldwide …

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Apr 11 2012

Switching over to digital TV: what you need to know


The “digital switchover” is not a widely discussed topic in the Caribbean region. Most countries have not yet announced dates for beginning the transition, but there are important international deadlines that are fast approaching. In Monday’s news roundup, one of the articles indicated that submissions were being made to the Jamaican government to approve 2015 as …

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