Reduce. Reuse. Recycle

By Funke Busari Mr. Ifeanyi Ochonogor, chief executive officer, E-Terra Technologies, has advocated proper waste recycling management as a way of repositioning Lagos to meet the Smart City Status it is aiming. Ochonogor, as one of the keynote speakers at the annual conference of the Science Association Of Nigeria, SAN, spoke from the perspective of […]

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In Nigeria today, there are millions who have never heard about e-waste and the health risks that poor e-waste management poses. There are also millions that have heard about e-waste only in passing and do not know the intricate details of what e-waste management entails. It is this lack of proper information that has seen […]

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Recent statistics reveal that e-waste is one of the fastest rising waste streams in the world. The United Nations (UN) also reported that an estimated 50million tons of e-wastes are produced yearly. There are so many potentials inherent e-waste and its management, especially in a nation like Nigeria; but, with a country stuck in economic […]

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By Kid Krunk Safe and proper disposal of waste that contains hazardous components such as electronic waste (or e-waste) remains a challenge for many industrialized countries. In many cases, these countries would rather ship the waste to developing nations instead of dealing with the cost and difficulties of proper waste disposal. Despite the various efforts […]

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Electronic waste produces dangerous chemicals like lead, cadmium, beryllium, mercury, etc. When we dispose of gadgets and devices improperly, these hazardous materials have a high risk of polluting the air, contaminating soil, and leeching into water sources, therefore affecting humans. Ways to recycle e-waste include:   Consumer recycling Consumer recycling options consists of selling or […]

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IMPORTANCE OF DATA SECURITY Technology continues to be a boon for entrepreneurs, offering increased mobility, productivity, and ROI at shrinking expense. But as useful as modern innovations such as smartphones, tablet PCs, and cloud computing are, they also present specific security concerns. When you consider all the important data you store virtually — from financial […]

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Impacts of E-waste on the environment E-waste, or electronic waste, is waste from all sorts of electronics ranging from computers and mobile phones, to household electronics such as food processors, pressure, cookers etc. The effects of improper disposal of this E-waste on the environment are little known; these impacts nonetheless pose very real threats and […]

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The E-Terra Story – By Ify Otuya –   The desire to see that scientific invention is sustainable enough to serve generations after us is precisely E-Terra’s soul. A popular indigenous proverb says ‘we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children’. E-Terra Technologies is an eco-friendly waste management […]

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