Nowadays, people live in a gadget is driven world. As soon as buy a new gadget (computer, laptop, mobile phones), dispose the older ones but this disposing of is not a proper one. People are technology driven also and as they see the new technology in the new gadgets, they do not even think twice to switch to another one. All the electronic waste is called as E-waste. Is E-waste is properly being disposed of? The answer is an absolute no. E-waste is injurious to health as electronic waste is injurious to health as it contains such as lead, cadmium, beryllium, and mercury that are harmful chemicals and can lead to injuries to kidneys and brains along with genetic mutations. Therefore, a proper solution of this problem is electronics recycling.
Electronic recycling includes recycling of every electronic waste such as fluorescent bulb recycling, data destruction, hard driver destruction and shredding and IT asset recovery and disposition. There are certain companies and organizations, which do electronic recycling. These companies and organizations come to your place, collect the electronic waste, and properly recycle it.
Benefits of electronic recycling
- As more people would aware of recycling, more people get employed in order to do the work and hence, aids in employment.
- One can get money through it, yes it’s true. Some companies offer money in exchange for the electronic things.
- Though for you its old technology; but this also contains some important components which can be used further.
- One of the major use of electronic recycling is that electronic gadgets contain harmful chemicals and if these are dumped into any landfill and the chemicals leak into soils, it would lead to several diseases.
There are many other benefits of proper E-waste management and people should get more serious about electronic recycling. If anything which is not useful for you that does not means it is not useful for anybody else also. Therefore, the time has come and get attentive about the electronic recycling, proper data destruction, hard drives destruction and many more. You are the only one who can help in proper management of E-waste.