If you ask manufacturers what’s shutting down their supply chains and driving market-wide silicon shortages, 9 out of 10 will point to COVID-19-based factory closures. But parts are delayed for 52 weeks while factories were closed between 2–6 weeks, so what was the real reason? …


Controversial, I know. As businesses were hit by the semiconductor shortage, the world has continued to feel the shock waves. Now 12 months into major supply shortages, consumers haven’t been able to buy their favorite electronics, and businesses can’t sell. …


Visualize exactly 300,000 whales stacked on top of each other, flailing in their confusion. Combined, they create a weight of around 55 million tons, enough Newtonian force to crack a hole in the surface of the earth. According to dosomething.org, in the aftermath of 2020, the worldwide generation of E-waste…


E-waste “paradise islands” are now everywhere. Why hasn’t the issue been fixed yet?

Shoot! The last TV you had in inventory didn’t sell, even with the 30% off markdown on store shelves. Donating it would require transportation costs, shipping it would result in shipping costs, and keeping it in inventory would lead to outlandish storage costs. In a moment of despair, you put…


Walk through any city district, and eventually your eyes will catch it. You’ll look on in awe, as you see racks of refurbished clothing and used shoes packed neatly into Nike’s refurbished stores, available for far cheaper than initially bought, in near the same condition you would find them new…

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