When to Decide to Reuse or Recycle Old Electronics

With the current global waste crisis we’re experiencing, you’ve more than likely heard the phrase: “Reduce, reuse, and recycle.” In fact, for recyclers this phrase is known as the waste hierarchy. These terms designate three essential components of environmentally-responsible behavior and are listed in the order of preferred action from least harmful to most harmful…

HOBI design for disassembly

OEM representative promotes design for disassembly

Craig Melson, a program manager at techUK, penned an article for New Electronics, a U.K. trade publication for electronics engineers, where he discussed the emerging repairability and recyclability expectations facing the electronics industry. Melson also addressed the important key role that electronics engineers play in ensuring that devices are repairable and recyclable. “Whilst innovation and…

Samsung Announces Galaxy Upcycling Project

Samsung, the world’s largest handset producer has announced a reuse program that will allow customers to repurpose their old mobile devices. Designed and executed by Samsung’s C-Lab, an engineering team dedicated to creative projects, the program is an initiative to breathe new life into older Galaxy smartphones that, despite their age, are still relatively capable…