Every year the Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference features compellingÂ keynote speakers, panels, and armchair discussions â€“ sharingÂ their insights regarding zero waste and the circular economy. In this video highlight from the 2016 conference,Â Kerr outlines the current environment for electronics product recycling and reuse, highlighting the opportunities, stumbling blocks, and factors impacting repair and reuse of the ubiquitous electronic devices that can be found in throughout society.
0:40 possibilities and limitations of reuse in the electronics sphere
3:00 tech advances and component size reductions associated with electronic devices, and that impact on repairability
3:45 How to harvest value out of repair and reuse
5:00 Considerations for repair and reuse
The 2017 Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference will be held on Nov. 1, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This year’s theme isÂ A Circular Economy Within Reach.Â Stay up to dateÂ on the latest conference news as we finalize an exciting list ofÂ speakers, panels, and presentations. Subscribe to this blog (sign up window at right) for regular updates about the 2017 conference and informative highlights from last yearâ€™s event. If the shift to a circular economy and zero waste thinking is going to impact your sector, you need to stay informed.Â Metro Vancouverâ€™s 2017 Zero Waste ConferenceÂ on Nov. 1st is an event you don’t want to miss. We look forward to seeing you!Â Register Now