E-waste Fact File – Things to Know!

Featured Image: iStock.com/petovarga 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 of less than 2 ...

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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. This infographic explains us the impact of ...

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CRT Monitors – Recyclers’ Biggest Paranoia

Featured Image: iStock.com/dzejdi 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 ...

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