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22 October - 13 November
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What shall I do with my old electricals?

Reflecting on the impact of improper e-waste disposal

What’s on offer?

A one-hour interactive event with polls, short talks, and discussions. The event will include two talks about the impact of improper disposal of old electronics and the illicit trafficking of electronic waste, and about the options that we have to safely dispose electronic waste.

What’s it about?

The aim of the event is to raise awareness about the impact of improper disposal of old electricals such as phones and computers and to provide suggestions on how to make sure they are disposed safely. Participants will learn about the options available when disposing of an old electronic device and the impact that improper disposal might have at the global level.

Who’s leading the event?

Giulia Berlusconi, Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Surrey

Open to

Young people and adults

Of particular interest to

Anyone who owns a phone, computer, radio, kettle, ...