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Donate e-Waste and Help the Environment

Donate e-Waste and Help the Environment

With the time new technology brings new products and gadgets. Today, electronic gadgets are an important part of our lives but the flipside is that it also increasing e-waste on earth.

All e-Wastes are filled with deadly chemicals such as lead, cadmium, beryllium, mercury and brominated flame retardants. Disposing of gadgets and devices improperly may increases the chances of these dangerous chemicals contaminating the earth and environment.

Despite having an eco-friendly approach, in the name of recycling of e-waste some recycling companies ship e-waste to third world countries and disguise it as philanthropy.

A lot of children in such countries earn their livelihoods by scavenging gold, silver, iron, and copper from the tech waste which is harmful to their health. Countries that are used as dumping grounds usually have high rates of cybercrime as the salvaged hard drives can give criminals direct access to your personal files and information.

At present, only 15 to 20 percent e-waste getting able to recycle and as per report, every day we are tossing over 4,50,000 cellphones and 1,50,000 computers either by recycling or disposing of them in landfills or furnaces.

How does Donating e-Waste help the environment?

  • It will reduce dumping of e-waste in third world countries dumping grounds
  • It will reduce the contamination of environment through toxic substances of e-waste

cobsideting all these aspects Upskills Learning Council has come with some eco friendly e-waste disposal techniques that can be used to dispose this e-waste locally.

  1. Donate Your Outdated Technology
  2. Visit Civic Institutions who can utilize them
  3. Sell of your outdated technology
  4. Give back to your electronic companies at their drop off point
  5. Give Your Electronic Waste to a Certified E-Waste Recycler

Precautions to Take Before Donating or Recycling Your Electronics

  • Upgrade your computer instead of simply replacing it
  • Format all your personal information from your products before discarding
  • Take out the batteries from your gadgets before getting rid of them


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