Metal straws, new sneakers, and an old laptop

As you go through your daily routine, you may not think much about sustainability. Yet you unconsciously reuse plastic bags from the grocery and throw old magazines into the recycling bin. How much more could you do to boost sustainability if you gave this concept a little more thought? Following guidelines Reduce, Reuse and Recycle […]

How to Obtain Sustainability Across Industries

Climate change, waste pollution, and air pollution – are real problems that require real solutions. And while individual efforts do make a difference, companies across all industries are challenged to put sustainability practices in place. The Whys: Why Companies Should Work Towards Sustainability Every Industry Contributes to Sustainability Issues One of the most pressing issues […]

The Practical Resources To Electronic Waste Recycling

Let’s start with this insane fact: Only 2% of the world’s waste is recycled. In other words, for every object manufactured, 2% of it is regenerative, and the rest ends up in landfills, ground, and water.  All electronic products no longer used are classified as electronic waste or e-waste. Computers, laptops, phones, and other devices, […]

The Simplest Guide on How To Properly Dispose Of Your Old Computer

We do want advanced technology.  We want the smallest. We want the lightest. We want the fastest.  We want more storage, and so on. We should properly dispose of our old machines after they are no longer needed. When it’s time to dispose of computers, they present several unique challenges. Computers, like many electronics, contain […]

Rediscover Urban Mining, Rethink Sustainability

What would it take to create wealth, improve health, and reduce glittering electronic waste all at the same time? Electronic devices have become so ever-present that many people cannot function without them. However, the mining process for their components is destroying the environment and exhausting natural resources. Many cities are turning to urban mining as […]

Best practices for using and disposing of your computer

If you are accustomed to using a computer, you belong to the two-billion-plus people worldwide who work, play games on computers, or simply log on to connect with friends and family and check out the news of the day. Words of caution: There are ways to handle daily computer use to protect your eyesight and […]

Forest Bathing Therapy: How A Walk In The Woods Can Change Your Life

This is all about the forest. This is all about you.  Healing and transformation are inherent in forests. Taking a walk through a forest and experiencing it’s noises, sights, smells, and textures can help you escape the stresses of everyday life. Your senses become more aware. Throughout history, many cultures have benefited from forest bathing, […]

It’s all about eco-friendly technology.

No doubt you’re familiar with the push to reduce our carbon footprint and help save the planet. And perhaps you’ve joined the effort. For example, you might eat local, organic foods that do not need to be shipped in from faraway places. You might wash your clothes in cold water to save on carbon dioxide emissions. And if […]

The Road to a World Without Waste

Okapi Electronic Recycling

We are facing the edge of a global e-waste crisis. Whenever anything reaches the end of its life, whether it’s a cell phone, refrigerator, computer, laptop, television, microwave, printer, or even a water heater, it will be a deadly electronic waste. And it doesn’t end here. Now the alarming facts are: E-Dependency. Due to increased […]

Recycling and the Business of Living

The business of recycling enhances the business of living The approach of Earth Day on April 22 reminds us of the ways in which we can all do our part to save the planet. Recycling ordinary household items that you put out at the curb each week is one way to help. Another is getting […]