UNIDO to help Bangladesh manage e-waste

Visiting Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Li Yong today assured Bangladesh of providing technical support in managing its electronic waste (e-waste). The UNIDO DG came up with the assurance during his meeting with Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu at the Industries Ministry. He said UNIDO is also interested to provide […]

E-waste: Is it likely to kill us?

Kazi Akib Bin Asad If you’re reading this article on a screen, be it your desktop or laptop or smartphone – or any electronic device – sooner or later, you will be contributing to e-waste. There are so many things we waste. Food, paper, glass, plastic, and finally the environment; you name it, we’ve wasted […]

Electronic Waste: The Story of Bangladesh

Rashna Raya Rahman and Naureen Shafinaz Mahboob The vision 2021 of becoming “Digital Bangladesh” aims to make our nation stronger through effective use of modern technology on important sectors and areas like education, health, communication and alleviation of poverty levels. This clearly predicates the wider usage of electrical and electronic products throughout the country. Domestic […]

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