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Time to pick up e-waste mess

Singapore has a long way to go in dealing with its mountain of electronic waste, but the campaign enjoyed a small boost on Tuesday. Best Denki, Courts, Gain City and Harvey Norman will place a total of 20 bins from the e-waste recycling programme Renew at some of their outlets, bringing the number of such bins islandwide to almost 500.

It is a sign of progress, but there is still much to do.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 07, 2018, with the headline 'Time to pick up e-waste mess'. Subscribe