When e-waste is improperly discarded, it can emit dangerous levels of smoke, toxins, or other pollutants into the air and soil.
Reducing air pollution is an enormous benefit of recycling electronic waste. To avoid burning the old electronics, ensure to recycle them instead.
Mining the components found in electronics releases pollutants that contribute to environmental pollution and global warming.
As our natural resources are dwindling and landfills are filling up, we need to rethink recycling and the role it plays in today’s modern society.