A Master of Social Entrepreneurship (MSE) student has taken the initiative of collecting electronic waste from shops and households to prevent environmental hazards which arises when it's burnt or unscientifically disposed.
A wave of change rolled through Latin America at the turn of the twenty-first century, sweeping away neoliberal two-party governments, bringing calls to re-found the states based on broad participation and democratically drafted constitutions.
"Participating in the Remarkable Recycler program helps engage your household in sorting waste - and is a great way to introduce kids to the environmental benefits of recycling and why we work to divert waste from landfill," says Derek Ochej, Public Education Coordinator.
But it's also a sector full of opportunities to achieve multiple benefits from actions that reduce emissions: better air quality, improved public health and living standards, new energy sources and economic development.
Affecting people whose plight is equally grim yet usually invisible, they are covered only sporadically by the media and whose existence the central government ignores wherever possible - except at election times.
Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation's leading recycler of electronics and e-waste, participated today in a special event at Best Buy headquarters commemorating the retailer's announcement that it has now recycled one billion pounds of electronic and large appliance waste in just six years.