Author Archives: Kelvin Chan

Different Ways Cyber Security Protect Your Data and Privacy

a digital picture of a lock to visualise cybersecurity

The news will likely keep you informed about a recent data breach that exposed the sensitive information of millions of people to cyber criminals. Taking these basic precautions can mean the difference between having your private information stolen and being able to keep your account information secure. What is Cyber Security? Cybersecurity is the steps taken to protect computer systems, networks, data, and other digital assets from being damaged or hacked by people who shouldn’t […]

E-Waste Recycling: A Guide to Properly Dispose of Electronic Waste in Singapore

Introduction to Electronic Waste E-Waste, also referred to as electronic waste, is an umbrella term that encompasses any item of electrical or electronic equipment that has reached its end of life. This includes products like or appliances like computers, laptops, phones, tablets, monitors, printers, televisions, bulbs rechargeable batteries, and other electronic items. E-waste can contain a variety of hazardous materials including lead, mercury, and other heavy metals. It can also contain valuable metals like platinum […]

Where Can I Throw Electronics in Singapore? From Old Laptops, Digital Gadgets & E-waste to Dispose and Places to Recycle Your Old Electronic Devices

pile of thrown electronics in Singapore from IT equipment printers to fans and appliances

Did you know that each year in Singapore, an estimated 70,000 tonnes of electronic waste are generated? The following types of e-wastes includes obsolete TVs, computer hardware, laptops and other electronic gadgets like mobile phones and tablets. According to recent data from the National Environment Agency (NEA), approximately 1kg of e-waste is generated per person each year. With the ever-increasing use of technology and gadgets, it is essential to ensure proper disposal of these items […]

What is E-waste Recycling and The Process of Recycling Electronic Waste

The tonnes of e-waste generated every day is growing exponentially, and proper disposal and recycling methods are needed to keep up with the demand. Disposing of e-waste in a landfill is not only dangerous for the environment, but also illegal in many countries. Effective disposal strategies must be implemented to protect our environment from toxic materials that are present in these discarded gadgets. This can be done through e-waste recycling, where your old electronics are […]

All You Need to Know – How to Dispose of E-Waste Properly

used batteries thrown away as electronic waste

Electronic Waste Facts estimate that worldwide, we generate around 40 million metric tonnes of electronic waste annually. In comparison, that’s like throwing 800 laptop computers every second. E-waste comprises 70% of the worldwide toxic waste, of which only 12.5% is recycled. The volume of e-waste produced in Singapore has been increasing rapidly in recent years. Singapore produces 60,000 metric tonnes of e-waste annually, and only 6% of it gets recycled. The other 94%—a whopping 56,400 […]