Can the circular economy of E-waste be a bridge over the digital divide?

Challenge

How can we better the route e-waste takes within the city of Sheffield so that items which are not yet at end of life can be used by those people who need them the most? How then at the the end of life can it be ensured that the items are correctly disposed of and recycle effectively?

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Climathon City Sheffield

Sheffield as a city has a strategy to be low carbon, resilient and sustainable.

It has a target to reach zero or near zero carbon no later than 2038. At the same time, Sheffield is also at 'Medium' risk of digital exclusion.

Join Climathon 2020 in Sheffield to create new and innovative ideas to reduce WEEE, improve the process of reuse and recycling and get items of technology into those communities and to those people who need it the most.

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