Technology is one of the biggest catalysts for change. Along with improving quality of life, putting useful information at our fingertips, and solving age-old problems, technology can inspire new ideas and approaches. This is certainly true in Alberta, where exponential tech advances are sparking new developments in the recycling sector.
As consumers put down old devices in favour of the newest gadgets, they leave behind electronic waste. The natural question is what to do with the undesirable and now-obsolete electronics, which often contain lead, mercury, cadmium and other toxic substances.