Simply throwing out electrical equipment and updating to ‘this year’s model’ is wasteful, expensive and causes problems of pollution and toxins, especially in emerging economies. It does not have to be this way.
Read the article “The Solution to Our E-Waste Problem? Repair, Don’t Waste” featured at Interesting Engineering.
This piece also aims to raise the profile of technicians and engineers who care and work to ensure the business is doing the right thing when it comes to the maintenance of critical assets