Showing posts with label Consumer Electronics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Consumer Electronics. Show all posts

Monday, 8 February 2016

Government Initiatives Attracts Small Entrepreneurs to The E- Waste Market

Today, there has been a significant increase in the number of discarded electronic devices. Used electrical equipment that are destined for salvage, disposal or reuse too have increased considerably. Furthermore, e – waste is considered hazardous owing to its toxic components, that also consists of heavy metals. The harmful toxic chemicals often found in e-waste are arsenic, lead, mercury and cadmium amongst others. These chemicals not only pollute the environment but also cause damage to life, when processed. The growing concerns over the harmful impacts of e-waste on environment has triggered initiative at different level in North America, Europe and Japan.