Technology

Where will old smartphones and computers be thrown away?

Used devices such as smartphones, computers, and used laptop batteries are all e-waste. They must be collected and handled according to regulations to avoid affecting human health. According to statistics of the United Nations Environment Program, each Vietnamese person annually emits about 1.3 kg of e-waste, equivalent to 116,000 tons across the country. The habit […]

Technology

Electronic firms “forget” to recall and recycle used products in Vietnam

Many major equipment manufacturers are still not ready to participate in safe e-waste recovery and recycling activities, ensuring the living environment for Vietnamese people. Large electronic equipment manufacturers must be responsible for the recall and recycling of used electronic products in Vietnam. Electronic companies must recall used products According to Decree 45/2002 on sanctioning of […]