[INFOGRAPHIC] Waste Prevention Is Better Than Waste Generation

Featured Image: freepik/photoroyalty 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. ...

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

Featured Image: Source 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 their electronic devices to ...

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Coolest Gadgets to Buy This X-Mas

Holiday season is fast approaching. It is that time of the year when Fanbois and geeks turn high on getting their hands on the latest gadgets. It is, nowadays, rare to be surprised by the latest innovations that the tech industry keeps throwing at us. Therefore, if you want to seriously surprise all those tech-crazy fans this Christmas, then you’ve got to check out these cool gadgets that will surely drop their jaws! Check out the five items that will make ...

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5 Tips to Avoid Electronic Waste Pileup This Christmas

Featured Image: iStock.com/filo We are living in an electronic age where the wish-list for Christmas presents mainly comprises of shiny gadgets, which will then replace our old electronic items that no longer shine but still function. Now most of the discarded laptops, mobile phones, entertainment devices, television sets, and office electronics will contribute to the future e-waste. These items can be functional or non-functional but one fact remains ubiquitous that all of these devices contain toxic metals like lead, arsenic, mercury and cadmium. When they leach ...

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Urban Mining: The Unexplored Hero to Combat E-Junk Monster

Featured Image: iStock.com/makenoodle When e-junk monster terrorizes – Urban Mining might just save the day! Gadget churn and latest gizmos are the e-junk monsters in disguise or at least they are going to be in near future. Honestly, it’s no surprise to see the volume of unwanted electronic waste rise beyond control. To make things worse, consumerism added fuel to the fire. The demand for short-lived IT products and electronic items has surpassed any company’s manufacturing capabilities. It seems the natural resources for metal are depleting fast but ...

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