E-waste mining is a radical solution for dealing with the glut of old computers, cell phones, DVDs and other electronic waste.
Organisations should act more responsibility when approving and implementing recycling initiatives.
It is essential to promote sustainability of technology as the culture of the organization, thereby increasing redundancy cycles of equipment and lowering your e-waste footprint.
A mandate on how the E-waste in your organisation is handled, with an auditory system to implement the same.
Only give your E-waste to authorized recyclers who process your E-waste in Zero Dumping technologies.
Insist on requisite documentation or certification from the vendor who manages your E-waste.
Have a take-back policy and close the loop with recycling.
Undertake E-waste accounting. If it's not measured, it cannot be managed. There should be a tracking system for the e-waste being generated in the organisation.
Explore the potential of establishing Sustainable Organisation Industry Partners.
Develop learning materials and education programs to address sustainability and E-waste issues within the organisation and develop a green office program to address the E-waste issue.