France to introduce repairability rating index on electrical and electronic goods

France is set to introduce a repairability rating index for electrical and electronic equipment in an attempt to stop throwaway culture and to make consumers aware of the environmental impact of products they buy. Under the French Government’s plans, products such as smartphones and electronic and household appliances will have a new sticker on their packaging, indicating how long their estimated “life” will be. The new stickers, which will … Continue reading France to introduce repairability rating index on electrical and electronic goods

E-Waste and what we can do about it

The electronic waste is getting out of our hands. Every 18 months we change mobile phones and our computers every 2 years. Are we aware of what are they made of and where do they end up? And most importantly: What can we, as individuals, do to reduce it? On this post you’ll find an infographic with some numbers and solutions we can contribute to … Continue reading E-Waste and what we can do about it