[INFOGRAPHIC] Waste NOT- Electronic Waste and Our Environment


E-waste is a threat, not only to the environment, but also to mankind – the below mentioned info-graphic states facts that impact everything around us.   According to these stats, it is recorded that 60% of the computers are thrown away in the landfills, leaving them to emit toxic waste and make resources like, water and soil hazardous for both mankind and other living creatures. The landfill consists of 70% of the toxic waste and out of all that electronic ...

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E-waste Fact File – Things to Know!


Do you know where your cell-phones and laptops go to die? If they are not recycled or disposed-off, they pose real threat to the people living on this planet. The global pile-up of e-waste is getting out of control. While there are various predictions from UN about the future size of waste, there are hardly any suggestions for counter-measures to minimize the load. On top of that, the new generation electronic devices like smartphones and laptops have an average lifespan ...

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Environmental Impact Of Gadgets Used By Students


In this modern era of technology, gadgets like tablets and smart phones have become a need for every person, especially, students. It has become a basic need for their academic career. They believe that instead of making notes manually, they can do the job much better online via their devices. Regardless of the increase in usage of such gadgets, the major concern should be about how we can keep the technologies sustainable in fighting against all that electronic waste. ...

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CRT Monitors – Recyclers’ Biggest Paranoia


A luxury of previous decade but a liability for centuries! News: CRT monitors and Televisions are now obsolete. A million dollar question is how to dispose off this dangerous liability that comprises a great percentage of the global electronic waste stream. Active recycling and disposal of CRT monitors in Philadelphia is a heavy investment which is why recycling authorities often shy away from it. The real problem is that the CRT monitors and televisions are made from leaded glass and as ...

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