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US Company Leads in E-waste Management

Every year, there are more than five hundred million consumer electronics sold in the market. With over three billion consumers in homes all over America, many of these electronics are stashed, disposed, or sold in resale centers or sites. The sad part is that a huge percentage of the e-wastes are not properly thrown away […]

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The Environmental Benefits of Recycling Used Electronics

Production always carries with it environmental impacts. Some are less alarming while others extend for more than the product’s lifecycle. In fact, the effect of production begins with the extraction of raw materials and continues as the products are manufactured, used, and disposed. It is for this reason why recycling of electronic devices is recommended. […]

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The Effects of E-Waste on Humans and the Environment

Electronic wastes, also known as E-Waste, are electronic equipment that has reached its maximum lifespan. Lifespan in this sense can mean its capacity to perform tasks expected of it or its marketability. Electronic devices are considered the fastest growing sector with fifty million tons of e-waste generated worldwide. These devices contain toxic materials like chromium, […]

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Environmentalists Demand Greater Corporate Responsibility in Addressing Problems with E-Waste

Private firms handling the distribution of unused equipment to communities across the world are calling for more corporate responsibility. This means that manufacturers should be made aware of e-waste costs in order to encourage them to better their sales forecasting capabilities. With bettered forecasting comes the possibility of reducing the number of discarded e-waste. Also, […]

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