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What is the Future of E-Waste Recycling?

Before discussing the future of e-waste recycling, let’s highlight the importance of electronic goods in our lives. It is difficult to imagine a life without electronic gadgets these days. Computers, mobile phones, tablets and other electronic items have become an integral part of our lives. Not only that, we always look to replace these gadgets with new ones after every two years. In short, we cannot even think of surviving without these devices. It is estimated that almost 40-55 million tonnes of electronic devices are discarded every year. This volume is expected to rise in coming years because the demand of these electronic products is on the increase.
Where do old items go then? A very pertinent question, to say the least. Too many electronic devices end up forgotten somewhere in your drawer. In fact, if you simply throw them away in garbage, they most definitely end up being in a landfill. So, if you’re thinking that just throwing them away is the solution, then you must reconsider…