The circular economy could be worth 48 billion dollars

A recent report from Gumtree highlights massive growth in circular economy trading, and estimates it could be worth over 48 billion dollars. It’s time to congratulate the millions of people already dabbling in the circular economy, without even realising it. What is the circular economy? Our current system inevitably produces waste, following a linear take-make-dispose method of consumption, the global economy generates over 70 billion tonnes of waste annually. The Circular economy aims to eliminate

Should we have the right to repair our electronics?

Should we have the right to repair our electronics? That question has been in the news a lot recently. We are surrounded by technology. Look around the room you’re in right now, and count how many smart electronic items you have, from your phone, computer, the fridge, the coffee machine or TV. Don’t forget all the broken phones you might have hiding in a drawer somewhere (we all have them, you’re not alone). Australia is

WA’s e-waste recycling statistics for June 2021

Here are your monthly e-waste statistics brought to you by the largest recycler in Western Australia. In June we recovered 252,432 kg of materials and recycled 37,761 items. Top 10 performing councils in WA Congratulations to our TOP e-waste recycling champions in June 2021! City of Stirling = 51.7 T City of Busselton = 12.9 T City of Albany = 11.9 T Mindarie Regional Council = 11.3 T Shire of Esperance = 9.8 T City

Degaussing & Data Destruction, we’ve got it covered at TGR.

One of the main barriers for recycling or re-using old electronics is the uncertainty associated with how personal data is managed. Privacy is a hot topic at the moment. Edward Snowden said “Arguing that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about free speech because you have nothing to say.”  We get it. That’s why here at Total Green Recycling