World Environment Day – How to Minimise Your E-Waste

By |2023-06-03T08:26:20+12:00June 3rd, 2023|E-waste, Recover, Recycle, Repair, Reuse, Urban Miners|

Our love of technology and insatiable appetite for new devices has created one of the biggest environmental issues of our time – e-waste. E-waste is New Zealand’s fastest growing waste stream. Every year, the average Kiwi generates a massive 20 kg of e-waste yet only 2% of it is recycled. World Environment Day (5th June

Urban Miners Saves 38 Tonnes of E-waste From Landfill

By |2023-09-21T08:50:18+12:00March 16th, 2023|E-waste, News, Recover, Recycle, Repair, Reuse, Urban Miners, Volunteers, Waipa|

After only 2 years of operating, volunteer-run Urban Miners has successfully diverted over 37,800 kg of Waipā’s e‑waste from landfill, roughly equivalent to the weight of a Boeing 737. One of the main goals of Urban Miners is to divert meaningful quantities of e-waste from landfill through recycling, recovery, reuse, and repair. These latest numbers

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