What Is The E-Waste?

Author:Suny Group

What Is The E-Waste? Electronic waste is refers to the abandoned can no longer use of electronic devices, with the development of science and technology, more and more electronic products, lead to the increasing of electronic waste, such as: abandoned refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines, TV sets and other household electrical appliances, at present, many developing countries have received the serious harm of e-waste.

What Is The E-Waste?

With the passage of the Electronic Waste Recycling Act of 2003, certain portions of the electronic waste stream are defined and the systems to recover and recycle them will be administratively regulated beyond the universal waste rules that apply to material handling.

Is "E-waste" considered hazardous?

Certain components of some electronic products contain materials that render them hazardous, depending on their condition and density. For instance, California law currently views non functioning CRTs (cathode ray tubes) from televisions and monitors as hazardous.

What should I do with my electronic discards?

1.The mantra of " Reduce, Reuse, Recycle " applies here.

2.Reduce your generation of e-waste through smart procurement and good maintenance.

3.Recycle those products that cannot be repaired. To find an organization that will manage your electronics for recycling, search the directory.