Call to recycle: Consumers play big role in ensuring electronic waste can be recycled

Consumers can play a big role in ensuring electronic waste can be recycled, starting with proper disposal

Those electronic waste, or e-waste, collection bins peppered throughout the island appear to be working - Singaporeans are increasingly turning in their gadgets for recycling.

Telcos Singtel and StarHub, which run their own e-waste recycling programmes, tell The Straits Times they have seen huge growth in the number of electronic devices collected in their collection bins.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 23, 2019, with the headline 'Call to recycle'. Print Edition | Subscribe