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Aussie consumers want sustainable product returns approach
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Australian consumers seek greater sustainability in product returns, with nearly half suggesting retailers could enhance their sustainability credentials.
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Buddy aims to digitise recycling trade, transforming $348B market
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Buddy, a global marketplace aimed at digitising the $348B metal recycling industry, connects buyers and sellers directly, aiming to streamline the industry and greatly reduce carbon emissions.
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Eco-friendly technologies crucial to mitigate transportation emissions
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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Australia grapples with a 22% increase in transportation emissions since 2005, spurring the Government to pledge over $100bn per annum to sustainable solutions.
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ThingsAt first in Australia to earn HP Amplify Impact 3-Star status
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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Device management provider ThingsAt is the first Australian partner to achieve the 2024 HP Amplify Impact 3-Star status, reflecting its commitment to sustainability, diversity, and social responsibility.
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Acer reveals Aspire Vero 16 and Aspire Go laptops, prioritising carbon neutrality
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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Acer seeks carbon neutrality with its Aspire Vero 16 AI PC featuring Intel Core Ultra 7 and Aspire Go 14 laptops, utilising post-consumer recycled materials and aiming to reduce emissions throughout their lifecycles.
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Dell's Concept Luna inspires drive for sustainable product design
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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Dell Technologies tackles e-waste with Concept Luna, championing sustainable, recyclable technology design.
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Siemens & Intel to boost sustainability in semiconductor manufacturing
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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Intel and Siemens AG partner together to advance sustainability and efficiency in semiconductor manufacturing using IoT solutions.
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Vodafone encourages Australians to recycle unused mobile devices
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Vodafone urges Aussies to recycle old mobiles this holiday, revealing 22.3 million devices lay redundant across the nation.
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Data centres could use 20% of global power by 2025
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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Data centres could account for a fifth of the world's power consumption by 2025, underlining a pressing need for sector sustainability, says Wisetek.
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Manchester tech firm Sync appointed to national public sector framework
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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Manchester-based tech firm Sync joins TePAS 2 national framework to provide cost-effective tech to public sector entities.
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Rigby Capital & Lombard join forces to combat electronic waste
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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Rigby Capital and Lombard aim to prevent over one million electronic devices from ending up in landfill within five years.
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Manchester tech company Sync selected for national TePAS 2 framework
Fri, 3rd Nov 2023
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Manchester tech firm, Sync, has secured a coveted spot on Crown Commercial Service's national TePAS 2 framework.
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Blancco prevents 107m KG of IT devices from becoming e-waste in a year
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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Blancco's software prevented 107m KG of IT devices from becoming e-waste, erasing data from 63.8 million devices in the past year.
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Samsung hosts e-waste collection day in Auckland this weekend
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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Samsung Electronics New Zealand is hosting free electronic collection events on International E-Waste Day to tackle the growing issue of e-waste.
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Next decade to see us mining landfills for valuable resources: ISB Global CEO
Thu, 5th Oct 2023
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Mining landfills may become a reality in the next decade as resources deplete, warns Chris Williams, CEO of ISB Global.
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ABB, Altilium partner for battery recycling improvement across Europe
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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ABB partners with Altilium to enhance battery materials recycling in Europe and provide 20% of the UK's battery material needs.
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Salvation Army’s SATCoL re-launching data destruction service
Thu, 28th Sep 2023
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The project aims to save companies money and give unwanted IT equipment such as laptops, PCs, phones and tablets a new lease of life.
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Cisco unveils new environmental sustainability strategy
Tue, 26th Sep 2023
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The company is changing how it operates its business, engages with suppliers, and helps customers and communities.
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BOM IT partners Byteback to help the IT industry cut carbon
Mon, 24th Apr 2023
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BOM IT Solutions has partnered with the electronic waste company, Byteback, to help the IT sector reduce its electronic waste and cut its carbon footprint.
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Arnies Recon gives old tech devices a second life
Wed, 30th Nov 2022
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A Sydney business is helping residents gift gadgets in a guilt-free and sustainable way as the holiday season approaches.
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Apple announces the next generation of AirPods Pro
Thu, 8th Sep 2022
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Apple unveils new AirPods Pro with advanced features like noise cancellation, touch control, longer battery life, and personalised spatial audio.
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Reducing e-waste and promoting sustainability in the PC industry
Tue, 3rd May 2022
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Australian e-waste is causing devastating environmental impact, with only 1% of TVs and 10% of PCs being recycled.
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Logitech scales the use of recycled plastic in its products
Wed, 16th Feb 2022
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Logitech has exceeded its commitment to incorporate post-consumer recycled plastic into products, reducing its carbon impact.
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Skip the landfill: How a call for IT donations is helping students in need
Tue, 31st Aug 2021
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IT lifecycle services company TES Australia has partnered with LiteHaus International to bridge the digital divide by donating devices to students in need.