E-Waste
2 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by TatianaC
Scoop.it!

E-Waste: The Electronic Age Has A Dark Side! Is Refurbished Electronics The Answer? - Industry Tap

E-Waste: The Electronic Age Has A Dark Side! Is Refurbished Electronics The Answer? - Industry Tap | E-Waste | Scoop.it
E- Waste is the fastest-growing component of the waste stream worldwide. In the US alone 130,000 computers and 250,000 cell phones are disposed of each day. Electronic waste (E-Waste) includes lead, cadmium, mercury, chromium, and polyvinyl chloride among others that have toxicological effects including brain damage, kidney failure, mutations and cancer. Recycling as a business is …
TatianaC's insight:

E-Waste recycling viewed as a blessing by those who buy refurbished products and as a curse by those who live near recycling centers around the world where water and land get contaminated with lead, mercury, chromium, and other toxic substances. Maybe the price is not that low after all…

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by TatianaC from Digital-News on Scoop.it today
Scoop.it!

Social Media’s Impact Felt Across all Aspects of a Business

Social Media’s Impact Felt Across all Aspects of a Business | E-Waste | Scoop.it

Most companies nowadays have one or more social media strategies. However, there are many mistaken beliefs regarding how social media can have a better impact on businesses because this strategy is still in its infancy stages from a relative standpoint.

 

[...]


Via Thomas Faltin
TatianaC's insight:

Altimeter Group, a research firm, states that “only 26% of companies surveyed reported that they approach social media holistically, with business units operating with an enterprise vision and strategy.” In other words, just because you have something to sell it doesn't mean everybody will buy.  Smart branding determines the success of a product and of the company that sells it.

more...
No comment yet.