In 2021, it is estimated that 57.4 million tonnes of electronic waste
was discarded. That waste outweighed the Great Wall of China, the world's heaviest human
construction. The situation is not helped by the fact that only 20% of Global e-waste is
recycled, the remaining typically dumped in a landfill or incinerated. This needs to
Now progressive companies can commit to Zero E-Waste in partnership with Sacred Groves and its partners.
We have partnered with recyclers to reduce, reuse and recycle
waste and fund conservation from the residual value generated.
As an example, we recently partnered with Dentsu (a leading marketing and communications agency) to convert their e-waste into forests via the NorthLadder e-auction platform! This Circular Economy case study was presented at the Khaleej Times summit on ‘Journey to Net Zero’ on 23rd November 2022.This unique, first of its kind conservation model has the opportunity to scale up and prevent millions of electronic devices from clogging our landfills.
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