Welcome to the New Age of Identity Theft

Welcome to the New Age of Identity Theft

A news story from the ABC in September highlights an alarming new trend. Identity theft has evolved and poses a serious threat to anyone with personal identification stored digitally. What were the costs of identity theft? In this example, scammers used the person’s...
Why is CD Recycling so Important?

Why is CD Recycling so Important?

Most homes and businesses are packed to the rafters with old CDs and DVDs, which means a lot find their way into landfill. However, this practice doesn’t just pose a risk to the environment; it threatens your private information as well. The safest solution to these...
Tokyo Olympics Will Feature Recycled Medals

Tokyo Olympics Will Feature Recycled Medals

Tokyo is set to abandon an age-old Olympic tradition and produce their medals from recycled e-waste. While this is terrific news for both fans and environmentalists alike, it does raise some fascinating questions about the medal-production process, and the benefits...
Medical Records Found Outside Brisbane Hospital

Medical Records Found Outside Brisbane Hospital

Secure Medical Documents Found Outside Brisbane Hospital In scary scenes for patients of the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH), a staff member found abandoned files containing sensitive patient data on a road near the hospital. Such a case raises some serious...
Canva Data Security Breach

Canva Data Security Breach

What would you do if your data ended up in the wrong hands? This was the frightening reality faced by almost 140 million users of Australian online design platform Canva in a recent data security breach on May 24th. This information breach saw the data of these users...
e-Waste Victoria Landfill Ban

e-Waste Victoria Landfill Ban

The Victorian Government has announced it will ban e-waste to landfill on 1 July, 2019. This ban intends to increase the volume of resources recovered and support jobs in the recycling industry while keeping potentially dangerous chemicals out of landfill. E-waste is...
International e-Waste Day

International e-Waste Day

International e-Waste Day To honour one of the most significant issues facing the age of information, the 13th of October marks the first  International e-Waste Recycling Day. The initiative was founded by the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Forum –...
The Future of e-Waste in Australia

The Future of e-Waste in Australia

It was recently announced that as of 1 July 2019, Victoria’s laws on e-waste management will be completely reformed. The upgrade will see at least one e-waste disposal point within a 20-minute drive of 98% of Victorians. But, more importantly, fines will be applied...

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