Samsung Electronics East Africa Ltd has partnered with home appliances store Housewife’s Paradise to collect e–waste for recycling as part of a joint effort on environmental conservation. The collection of e-waste will begin in Nairobi and then be scaled up to the rest of the country by the end of the year.
This comes as the world marks the United Nations World Environment Day that seeks to encourage worldwide awareness and action to protect the environment.
“We have been dedicated to responsible e-waste management for the last few years and we now want to scale it up to ensure that we minimize any negative environmental impact of our products. This includes taking responsibility for the end-of-life phase of our products to prevent environmental harm. Our e-waste program and recycling program are an important part of this commitment,” said the Head of Service Division at Samsung, Mr. Ronald Mitei.
Under the e-waste management program, Housewife’s…