Electronic Waste Is An Environment Killer...!! Today's Electronic Gadgets, Tomorrow Electronic Waste....!!
What Is E-waste ?
Electronic waste or e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices. Used electronics which are destined for reuse, resale, salvage, recycling, or disposal are also considered e-waste. Informal processing of e-waste in our country can lead to adve human health effects and environmental pollution.
Sources of E-Waste
1. Waste generated from the products used for data processing such as computers, computer devices like monitor, speakers, keyboards, printers etc.
2.Household equipments like refrigerators, washing machines, air conditioners, microwave ovens etc.
3. Communication devices like smartphones, feature phones, landline phones, cordless phones, fax etc.
4. Electronic devices used for entertainment like TV, DVDs and CD players, VC , Stereo equipment etc.
5. Effects Of E-Waste On The Environment Emissions from e-waste create environmental damage. Toxic chemicals from e-waste enter the “soil-crop- food pathway These are non- biodegradable and cause soil pollution. E-Waste dumping yards and nearby places are polluted and cause health hazards.