6 Best Resolutions Every Electronic Junkie Must Make For The Earth Day!


The Earth Day is celebrated around the world on April 22 as a way to make the world aware of the current environmental issues and its negative effects on human health. Environmentalists, social commentators and opinion makers take this as an opportunity to address those health hazards regarding the e-waste. Earth Day And Holy Week Image Source This April, ‘Earth Day’ will come after the Holy Week. Incidentally, Holy Week happens to be the season when most people throw away their old gadgets and replace them with new ...

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Purge Your Environment From The Hazardous Effects Of E-Waste!


The practices and methods surrounding the processing of e-waste pose serious threats to health of people, especially those who are directly dealing with the junk. Due to the toxic effects of e-waste on human health, it is crucial to make sure that e-waste is properly disposed off. Many states have a legal framework that defines proper dumping and reusing of e-waste. But most often these laws are neglected by people due to their ignorance to the legal procedure. ...

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E-waste Dumping: A Menace in the Developing Nations


Due to rapid progression in technology, a vast variety of products and new versions of existing items are being launched continuously in the market. This advancement is increasing the link between the quality of life and owning such products. People from all around the globe work hard to keep the newest versions of phones, computers, tablets and what not, because the rapidly advancing technology makes the e-products outdated only soon after their release. Hence, the rate at which these ...

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10 Interesting E-waste Facts That You Might Not Know


Image Source In this tech-age, where the technology advancement is relentless, we have bounded ourselves to technology to an extent where the idea of living without it seems implausible. No doubt, with the continuous progression in the tech-world and invention of complex electronic devices, the life has become easier yet complicated. Like everything else, the technology with all its benefits also has some demerits that can be quite hazardous and threatening to life. As after a certain time, the high-tech ...

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Did you know E-Waste Disposal is a Crime in Pennsylvania?


“Hands up! You are under arrest…for e-litter.” This might happen to you if you are living in Pennsylvania. That’s right. So if you are planning on throwing away your old electronic items (replacing with the new ones you got over holidays), think again. Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enforced the ‘Covered Device Recycling Act, 2010’ on January 24th 2013, that effectively bans landfill disposal of electronics appliances. Image Source WHO Does The Law Prohibit? Covered Device Recycling Act, 2010 specifically prohibits ...

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