Genesis Morocco: BBC's World Challenge 2011, My Vote is In !

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Genesis Morocco

Project Genesis is a strategic sustainable development framework for Morocco to translate from being a net importer of energy and a country facing water shortage issues, into the number one producer both of clean renewable energy and water in the region.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011    <<Home

BBC's World Challenge 2011, My Vote is In !

I voted for Tech Crunch from Chile, a small firm that operates in recycling E-waste.

The winner will be announced in an awards ceremony held in the Netherlands. The awards ceremony will be broadcast on 26th November 2011 on BBC World News and announced on the website on the same day and profiled in Newsweek magazine in the 5th

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Safely disposing of E-waste from broken computers and other outmoded electronic gadgets is becoming a bigger problem as the world becomes ever more wired. The chemicals and rare metals inside our laptops and phones are particularly harmful to the environment, and simply throwing them away is a waste of precious resources that then need to be replaced through fresh mining. 'Recycla' is the first and only electronic waste recycling social enterprise in Latin America. The company aims to tackle the problem of the eight million mobile phones and one million computers that are discarded in Chile annually. They are dismantled and separated into recyclable materials and toxic waste that can be disposed of safely.

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