Why Recycling Electronics is Important

The Persistent Growth of e-waste and its Impact on the Environment

In this tech world gadgets have replaced human efforts. These gadgets have not just taken our places but also overtaken our body and minds. Mobile phones and internet has opened more and more doors to keep us occupied but likewise has also given us the knowledge for more and more inventions and innovations. Every onset witnesses a neoteric technology. The quest of human beings seems to have no limit. They are consistently working to create more better and advanced gadgets which they can employ to get their work done faster and more efficaciously. Moreover as the technology is consistently getting advanced companies also keep on substituting their old machines with the new ones for enhanced outcomes. But now the question arises what about the obsolete ones? Where and how to dispose them? We simply can’t throw them anywhere and everywhere. These gadgets along with occupying a considerable part of land that could have otherwise have been utilized for many other purposes.

According to a January 2019 report from the World Economic Forum, E-waste is now the fastest-growing waste stream in the world, with an estimated waste stream of 48.5 million tonnes in 2018. Also these electronics like desktops, laptops, mobile phones, laptops, iPad etc consist of heavy metals, toxic chemicals and flame retardants which if released in the environment can do a major harm. These chemicals if seep in the soil and mix with the groundwater can pose serious health risks to you and to the surrounding wildlife.

Significance of Electronics Recycling

What is even more haunting is the fact that this e-waste is consistently increasing and so arises the need to recycle electronics. We really need to curb this growth of solid waste and protect land from becoming a dumpsite. The irony of the entire confabulation is that along with the fact that electronics recycling is important for the environment the raw material in these disposed electronics can be reused in the production of similar electronics. This can save a lot of time and money in the production. Also these e-wastes contain precious metals that are more precious than the ones mined from the earth. There is one more very serious issue attached to it. Just hurling out your home or office's old hardware alongside the local junk leaves you susceptible to data burglary. You might think you've erased every record on your obsolete PC, workstation, cell phone, tablet, and so forth, there are chances that you didn't successfully derive all the information.

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Here we are to provide you a stable solution for electronics waste (e-waste) recycling and also provide you complete assurance that your data is safely destructed. We strive to perform secure and environmentally-friendly electronics recycling.

  • Delivers onsite, single-source solutions for SECURE, COMPLIANT AND ABSOLUTE data shredding, destruction and site decommissioning leaving no room for a data breach
  • Comprehensively records and audits each device including video recording, certificate of data destruction and asset tracking.

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