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.
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.
Precautions to Take Before Donating or Recycling Your Electronics
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