[INFOGRAPHIC] Waste Prevention Is Better Than Waste Generation


The best possible way to deal with waste, both, environmentally and economically, is to avoid creating waste in the first place. Those people and businesses that use their resources in an efficient and wise way end up not only saving their money but also make a positive impact on the environment too. Waste prevention depends on what sort of products and services we use and rely on and how they are designed, used, bought, consumed or disposed of. For instance, ...

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From Global-Dumping To Creative Thinking For Effective E-Waste Management


End-of-life discarded electronic devices have accounted for the largest proportion of waste stream. Going back to 2012, US generated 3.412 million tons of e-waste, out of which only 1 million tons, i.e. 29.2%, was recycled. The remaining waste was trashed in landfills. Every year, an estimated 20 to 50 million metric tons of e-waste is generated all over the world. As the devices become obsolete; waste including lead, cadmium and others is left behind. Individuals have begun to trade in ...

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