We are surrounded by electronic equipment, devices developed and produced to make our lives easier. Today even the simplest of household appliance such as your toaster boasts an electronic circuit board. And as our dependency on personal technology such as laptops, cellphones and printers increases so does the tons of e-waste in our landfills.
What is e-waste and why should it not land in a landfill?
Electronic waste, e-Waste, is the term used for electronic goods that came to the end of their lives, basically anything that runs on batteries or electricity is e-waste.
Examples of e-waste include; batteries, computer equipment, cell-phones, cameras, small and large household appliances ranging from TV’s to toasters.How-To, Trending