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Exhibition encourages consumers to recycle electronic products

Published on Feb 22, 2014 1:40 PM

Old computers, routers and even SIM cards can be recycled, not just paper and plastic. That was the message of an exhibition at Funan DigitaLife Mall on Saturday.

The four-day event called "Let's Not Forget About E-Waste", which ends on Sunday, is organised by four final year communications students from the Nanyang Technological University, in partnership with StarHub.

Visitors to the exhibition can drop off electronics for recycling, win prizes and pledge to recycle more.

Ms Grace Fu, Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, and Foreign Affairs, who was the guest of honour at the exhibition on Saturday, said that electronic waste is one of the world's fastest growing types of waste.

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