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8 September 2015.
And finally, the United Nations and Baidu have teamed up to create an environmentally friendly app, Baidu Recycle 2.0.
Baidu Recycle 2.0 allows users to take a photo of their old, broken or unwanted electronics, with recycling companies then sending the user the items’ approximate scrap value.
Users can then schedule a pick-up time and date for authorised recyclers to come and collect the electronics, with their parts then being recycled rather than put into landfills.
The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon commented on the scheme, saying he hoped it would “usher in a more sustainable future”.