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Responsibilities of Companies towards IT Recycling

Information Technology has brought about a revolution that has reached literally all corners of the globe. The march forward is an ongoing process. Our planet is now overburdened with tons and tons of electronic waste. According to the United Nations , e-waste of the world adds to 50 million tons annually. E-waste is anything used containing wire, plug, battery or using electricity for operations Consequences of Ignorance: The usual way of disposing e-waste, is by dumping them in landfills or burning them incinerators. But electronic gadgets contain lead and other toxic substances that get absorbed in the soil, water and air. In a chain reaction humans as well as plants and animals ingest this causing great harm. Thus, proper recycling is a must – it is the call of the hour. Casual processing of this e-waste poses great danger to the environment. In all there are about 60 elements in these electronic items. The toxic contents like mercury and lead get absorbed by the soil and groundw

Hazardous Impacts of E-Waste

Electronic waste which is commonly known as e-waste is extremely harmful for human beings as well as to the environment if it is not disposed off carefully. This issue can no longer be overlooked now as the rate of production of electronics has been increasing drastically, thus obsolete and damaged electronics are being retired at the same rate.   The time has come now when we must understand the importance of E-waste Recycling ; otherwise sooner the day will come when this issue will become so severe that things would have gone out of our hands. 

Hazardous Impacts of E-Waste

Electronic waste which is commonly known as e-waste is extremely harmful for human beings as well as to the environment if it is not disposed off carefully. This issue can no longer be overlooked now as the rate of production of electronics has been increasing drastically, thus obsolete and damaged electronics are being retired at the same rate.   The time has come now when we must understand the importance of E-waste Recycling ; otherwise sooner the day will come when this issue will become so severe that things would have gone out of our hands. 

Hazardous Impacts of E-Waste

Electronic waste which is commonly known as e-waste is extremely harmful for human beings as well as to the environment if it is not disposed off carefully. This issue can no longer be overlooked now as the rate of production of electronics has been increasing drastically, thus obsolete and damaged electronics are being retired at the same rate.   The time has come now when we must understand the importance of E-waste Recycling ; otherwise sooner the day will come when this issue will become so severe that things would have gone out of our hands.