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Circular Economy Briefing – Complimentary

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Transitioning from a linear to a circular economy is one of the biggest challenges the industry faces, reducing waste is of paramount importance to ensuring the safety of the planet. It also presents an opportunity for business to drive change through innovation and collaboration.

To help you grasp the opportunity circularity presents Ethical Corporation has just produced a 42-page management report with expert response and analysis to provide comprehensive insight into transitioning to a circular economy.

Circular Economy Briefing – Complimentary

Article

Transitioning from a linear to a circular economy is one of the biggest challenges the industry faces, reducing waste is of paramount importance to ensuring the safety of the planet. It also presents an opportunity for business to drive change through innovation and collaboration.

To help you grasp the opportunity circularity presents Ethical Corporation has just produced a 42-page management report with expert response and analysis to provide comprehensive insight into transitioning to a circular economy.

Collecting and Recycling Electronic Waste to Benefit the Planet

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Each spring, a parking lot at Hallmark headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, is transformed into organized traffic lanes dotted with orange cones. Dozens of volunteers with ready hands jump into action as hundreds of employees drive through and drop off unwanted, broken or outdated electronic equipment. The company’s electronic waste (e-waste) event has also spurred similar collections at its facilities in Liberty, Missouri, and Lawrence and Leavenworth, Kansas.

Sculpting a Future for E-Waste

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Teenage artist Zayd Menk believes that in a perfect world, there’d be no waste. The 18-year-old has witnessed firsthand the hazards disposed technology creates for poorer communities in his hometown of Harare, Zimbabwe. Motivated by his belief in a circular economy—one where used items are transformed into something new and useful rather than thrown away—he creates intricate art from found objects.

Out With the Old Gadgets, in With the New: How to Recycle E-waste

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If Santa brought you a new phone or tablet this holiday season, or you couldn’t resist the sale price on a 70-inch TV, you might be wondering what to do with your old electronics. 

You’re not alone. Overall, Americans get rid of 7 million tons of old electronics – or “e-waste” – each year. That adds up to about 42 pounds per person!

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Q&A: How an Artist Turned a Lifetime of E-Waste Into a Stunning Celebration of Recycling

Benjamin Von Wong reached out to Dell to highlight the brand's commitment
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At South by Southwest in 2017, photographer Benjamin Von Wong learned that Dell was working with artists to raise awareness of the computer giant’s electronics recycling program, and he decided he wanted to participate.

Arrow Electronics Refurbishing the Future: 600,000 IT Assets Donated

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Arrow Electronics and the nonprofit Close the Gap celebrated an important milestone:  Since 2003, the organizations have refurbished and donated 600,000 electronic assets that customers have designated for humanitarian donation, including computers, storage, servers and mobile devices.

Actress Nikki Reed and Dell Collaborate on Recycled Gold Jewelry Collection

Nikki Reed and Dell created a recycled gold jewelry collection from e-waste.
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Dell Inc., an arm of Dell Technologies, said last week that its first-ever recycled gold jewelry collection created in partnership with actress, entrepreneur and activist Nikki Reed is now available for pre-order. The limited edition collection debuts today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Dell’s New Jewelry Line Helps Consumers Visualize E-Waste Impacts

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Every year 20 to 50 million tons of e-waste is generated worldwide, but only 12.5 percent of that ends up being repurposed in other products. To narrow this gap and raise awareness on the growing issue among consumers, companies are coming up with creative ways to close the loop.

Our Global E-Waste Challenge and the Need for Leadership

By Trisa Thompson, Sr. VP and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell
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Trisa Thompson, Senior Vice President and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell, shares in her article on thecirculars.org the growing challenge we face in dealing with the global rise of e-waste. Thompson shares some of the key barriers to innovation as well as provides insight into the work Dell is doing to lead the change. 

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Trisa Thompson, Senior Vice President and Chief Responsibility Officer at Dell, shares in her article on thecirculars.org the growing challenge we face in dealing with the global rise of e-waste. Thompson shares some of the key barriers to innovation as well as provides insight into the work Dell is doing to lead the change. 

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