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Electronics You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

Electronics You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

Electronics You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

E-waste remains a growing problem in the United States and although it only accounts for around 2% of what ends up in America’s landfills, it equates to 70% of the toxic items that can be found in our landfills. In the state of California is estimated there are 200,000,000 pounds of electronic waste every year. Each state is establishing its own unique programs to manage electronic waste but the responsibility falls to the consumer to dispose of their electronic waste accordingly. We know all about recycling plastic but here are electronics you didn’t know you could recycle.

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Recycle Old Electronics

Recycle Old Electronics

Recycle Old Electronics

 While we try to find ways to make our lives easier, we sometimes overlook that there are things we can do to help protect the planet as well. One of those things is recycling old electronics. With electronic devices being manufactured every day and being used in every home, office, and on the street, it’s important that people try to dispose of them properly but also properly. If you have old electronics lying around that you no longer use, why not try to recondition them? It’s not just a good idea, it’s also good for the environment and will help you save money in the long run. This article will discuss how to recycle old electronics properly.

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The Impact Of Electronic Waste

The Impact Of Electronic Waste

The Impact Of Electronic Waste

In the US, the number of tons of electronic waste has more than doubled in the last five years. The problem is not going away any time soon, given the fact that most people only think about it when their computers or laptops start making noises or suddenly slowing down to the point that you have to slam them shut, stop using them altogether or take them to a specialist service. So what is behind the growing problem? What is the impact of electronic waste on the environment?

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What Can Concerned Citizens Do About E-Waste

What Can Concerned Citizens Do About E-Waste

What Can Concerned Citizens Do About E-Waste

Technology has dramatically changed our lives as it is integrating into every field of life. The electronic devices consist of copper, aluminum, platinum, cobalt, lithium, palladium, and various other hazardous chemicals. These chemicals of electronic materials are dangerous for the environment and human health. When we discard this e-waste, the toxic materials seep into the soil and create disastrous effects all around. If we talk just about the U.S, it produces 9.4 million tons of e-waste that goes to landfills, and obviously, this all affects everyone globally. Issues of e-waste are alarming. Do you want to help with the e-waste issue? So, you can contribute to saving your planet and the people living in it? Here is how.

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How much electronic waste does the United States throw out each year?

How much electronic waste does the United States throw out each year?

How much electronic waste does the United States throw out each year?

One of the world’s biggest producers of electronic waste is America. While e-waste has quickly become one of the largest and fastest-growing streams of waste in the world, it should not be too much of a surprise to those who are paying attention to our culture and the world we live in. With all of the advancements in technology, people are so often trading in phones, computers, and televisions for newer models. So, the fact that there is a lot of electronic waste piling up around the world may not be shocking, the numbers associated with this waste can still be staggering. 

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What Are The Methods For Data Destruction?

What Are The Methods For Data Destruction?

What Are The Methods For Data Destruction?

One of the most important things we can do during this day and age is taken care of our technology and the data that they contain. However, a lot of people do not take the time or care required to properly protect their data when the time comes for them to dispose of technology that is no longer needed or become out of date. While a lot of people will resort to simply deleting the information, files, or data off of their device before getting rid of it, this is not the same as data destruction. Deleted data can still be retrieved. Your data needs to be destroyed and to do this, you are left with mainly three options: 

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