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4 October 2022 | Updated on 4 October 2022

The internet and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) have both negative and positive impacts on the Earth and the environment. Among the negative, e-waste has been named as “the fastest growing menace on Earth.” How can we mitigate these effects, while enhancing a responsible, sustainable use of digital technologies?

Building on our history of emerging from green movements and our hands-on approach to technology, the Association for Progressive Communications is launching an initiative to address these urgent issues: #EcoThursday.

We are inviting journalists to join us every Thursday on TwitterFacebook and Instagram around the #EcoThursday hashtag. You will have the chance to interact with academics, technologists, environmentalists and others interested in how to promote environmental justice and preservation of the Earth through digital technologies. 

How to join #EcoThursday
Useful readings

Check out this selection of recommended readings for more context on the different priorities in this field: