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It has been noticed that in almost every second house there is a pile of outdated, rusted and ancient aged electronic equipments in the corner of their garage or attic. These equipments could be a range of old hard drives, CDs, floppy disks or even keyboards and mouse. As the technology gets updated it obsoletes the old one and replaces it with the hi-tech devices. Holding on to the old and outdated equipment is totally senseless. There is no point keeping them because there would be no chance that you would use them again or get them repaired. This piling up of all the e-junk is nothing but a total nuisance to the surroundings and the environment because if these equipments are not properly recycled or reused they become a hazard to the environment.
Throwing away all this junk is not the answer to your problems. You need to ensure that this electronic equipment are being recycled or reused in a healthier way without affecting the environment. Some people feel that throwing away the e-junk out of their houses will make their homes a healthier place to live. Well they are highly mistaken because this is the point where they are not only affecting their homes but the entire neighborhood and its surroundings.
Once you throw the electronic equipment out of your houses or dump it on the ground, these outdated and ancient looking equipments start to play their part and fill up the land with the harmful toxic chemicals that they contain in it which gets into the soil and then into the drinking water. All the waste of plastic and metal equipments can be reused or recycled in a positive way.
Many countries ship all the electronic waste to other countries so that they can be disposed off or discarded properly and away from causing any harm to the mankind. The chances to use the re-used electronic devices are relatively less because of the low demand and adaption of those discarded products. People tend to adopt the change with positivity. Same is the case with the change in technology and people are more likely to stay up to date with all the latest advancements and modernizations. This helps them to step up with this fast moving world in an effective manner. Whilst adopting the change in the technology one should not forget the old ones and how to get rid of them effectively.
Many countries even donate all the electronic waste rather than recycling it. Maybe giving away the old or out dated technology to the less fortunate ones might be an easy task and will also give some happiness to the ones you donate. You can even sell or give away all your electronic wastes through the online e-recycling companies where they help you get rid of all the junk for free, providing a healthy environment and a better place to live. People need to find trustworthy recycling vendors so that they deliver all the e-waste without any second thoughts, knowing that the waste will be disposed off properly.