In Nigeria today, there are millions who have never heard about e-waste and the health risks that poor e-waste management poses. There are also millions that have heard about e-waste only in passing and do not know the intricate details of what e-waste management entails. It is this lack of proper information that has seen […]
By Paul Ploumis The UN Report identifies 154 prior, existing and proposed e-waste initiatives implemented through its agencies and related entities. These initiatives focus on promoting sound management of e-waste.
By Kid Krunk Safe and proper disposal of waste that contains hazardous components such as electronic waste (or e-waste) remains a challenge for many industrialized countries. In many cases, these countries would rather ship the waste to developing nations instead of dealing with the cost and difficulties of proper waste disposal. Despite the various efforts […]
Impacts of E-waste on the environment E-waste, or electronic waste, is waste from all sorts of electronics ranging from computers and mobile phones, to household electronics such as food processors, pressure, cookers etc. The effects of improper disposal of this E-waste on the environment are little known; these impacts nonetheless pose very real threats and […]
COMPUTER RECYCLING PROCESS Computer recycling refers to the reprocessing and reuse of desktop computers and laptops that have been discarded or considered to be obsolete. It also includes computer components such as monitors, screens, keyboards, motherboards, mouse, and central processors. Recycling of computers is done to reduce landfills, conserve precious non-renewable resources, and to promote […]
5 TYPES OF ELECTRONICS YOU NEED TO RECYCLE Electronic recycling is the process of giving electronic equipment which we no longer need to an electronic recycling vendor who either processes or converts them to new and useful equipment that is needed, or extracts valuable components from them for individual or industrial use. In the process […]