More Singaporeans heeding the call to recycle e-waste

   E-waste is in the spotlight recently after the passing of the Resource Sustainability Act, which introduces a regulated e-waste management system.
E-waste is in the spotlight recently after the passing of the Resource Sustainability Act, which introduces a regulated e-waste management system.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - 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 a huge growth in the number of electronic devices collected in their collection bins.

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