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Bikeshare companies called out for dumping "e-Waste bikes"

Lime Bikes piled high in a Denver scrap yard. Credit: Lime Bike Insider.

In the wake of multiple scandalous discoveries of piles of used Ofo and Lime rideshare bikes in the US and China, the Basel Action Network (BAN) and its e-waste recycling program, e-Stewards, is calling on all bicycle and scooter rideshare companies, and the city governments that license them, to establish responsible end-of-life policies to ensure maximal reuse and safe and responsible recycling for those bikes and scooters that cannot be reused. 

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Global Ewaste Solutions Becomes First South East Asian Electronics Recycler to Achieve e-Stewards Certification

Global Ewaste Solutions Becomes First South East Asian Electronics Recycler to Achieve e-Stewards Certification

Global Ewaste Solutions Pte., Ltd., in Singapore, has been granted the first e-Stewards certification in South East Asia, and is the first to offer global coverage with three e-Stewards Certified facilities outside of the United States. The e-Stewards Certification is widely recognized as the most rigorous standard for socially and environmentally sound electronics recycling and asset management in the world.

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e-Stewards Electronics Recycler Certification welcomes endorsement by US EPA

e-Stewards Electronics Recycler Certification welcomes endorsement by US EPA

A recent study by the US Environmental Protection Agency has given the e-Stewards Certification for responsible electronics recyclers and refurbishers, along with the “R2” Certification, praise for “helping to improve the responsible management of used electronics in the United States.” The findings of the Implementation Study of the Electronics Recycling Standards: R2 and e-Stewards released last week were based on numerous audit observations and stakeholder interviews.

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