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China’s secondhand business is booming

Used goods, from apparel to appliances, have finally lost their stigma. It’s a big market. China’s consumers have grown increasingly…

Used solar panels are powering the developing world

An overlooked niche in the energy trade is keeping high-tech waste out of the trash — and helping to connect millions of…

Americans must reclaim their right to repair

A nation of tinkerers can’t afford to let manufacturers monopolise the fix-it business. When the Apple II personal computer was…

Africa’s e-scrap story: A new narrative

It’s time to park any mass media-inspired preconceptions for a few moments and to embark on a journey that reveals…