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How do we combat E-Waste?

Posted on: Mon 15 Jul 2019

485,000 tonnes of e-waste was made in Australia from 2016 to 2017 and the annual rates is only increasing.

Why can’t we self-repair our phones? How are designers phones and computers contributing to e-waste?

Jesse Adams Stein from The University of Technology Sydney speaks with Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis to discuss how design and repair can work together to reduce this waste.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis & Tom Mann

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons


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