The Importance Of E-Waste RecyclingOn August 25, 2020 by Faruean Neal
E-Waste recycling refers to the process of separating electronic components and using the remaining components in other applications. This is the main reason why countries like the United States, Europe and other developed nations are making huge efforts in developing an efficient recycling facility. In fact the United Nations Environment Programme estimates that up to a billion tons of electronic components could be generated from all these waste sources. While most of this waste is being produced in China, many of it still comes from other countries. It is therefore important to make sure that the electronic wastes are separated out properly in order to avoid creating a hazardous environment in these countries.
The way this can be done is by developing different industries that can use the remaining electronic components for various purposes. One example of this would be to create different computer parts that can be used to develop new computers. If there were no such factories that recycle electronic components, they may be used in some other way, causing greater damage than they cause. In fact, some experts believe that the environmental impact of the recycling process could even be worse than the original manufacturing process itself. Hence, the importance of making sure that this kind of waste is handled properly.
There are several companies that are already taking this step and developing many different industries. In fact one of the biggest industries right now is one called the ‘Waste Trade Association’. This is a company that is currently working to help developing countries develop an efficient recycling process.
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