What is E-Waste?

Living in the world of digital technology and electronics, has not only emerged as a boon but also as a bane. It has helped us solve many real world problem in the most efficient way, nonetheless, it has turned out to be one of the biggest problems when it comes to the disposal over the years.

Whenever we buy a new smartphone, laptop or a camera, we never think about our old devices, whatshould be the right way to t dispose them without causing harm to the environment, how do we recycle them so that they get a new lease of life and are revolved back again in the economy. Disposing an old device has severe impact on the environment as well as oh human life, as they contain various semiconductors or elements that are compose of harmful chemicals like lead, cadmium, beryllium or even brominated flame retardants. Hence, before you dispose your old device, think of the impact it would create and how many lives it will endanger.

Some electronic scrap components, such as CRTs, contain contaminants such as lead, cadmium, beryllium, mercury, and brominated flame retardants. Even in developed countries recycling and disposal of e-waste may involve significant risk to workers and communities and great care must be taken to avoid unsafe exposure in recycling operations and leaching of material such as heavy metals from landfills and Inc.inerator ashes.

E-Waste Management has become one of the primary concerns as the ever increasing number of devices that human life has to rely on is increasing day by day, making it highly essential to manage E-Waste in a sustainable and greener way. Array Consortium Limited (ACL), is an asset management and electronics recycling Company, with its top of the line services to efficiently manage, dispose and recycle discarded electronic items. Our portfolio of services includes; comprehensive and eco-friendly recycling services as well as end-to-end E-Waste recycling and metal extraction solution. ACL has a state-of-the-art facility for extracting reusable resources from electronic waste under the supervision of its highly skilled staff who pay maximum attention to ensure that all the recycling tasks are carried out in an eco-friendly manner.

Fact Fact Fact
A 2017 global report estimates that the world generated 44.7 million tonnes of e-waste in 2016 – equal to 9 great pyramids! eWaste is the world’s most toxic and fastest growing waste stream. Recycling 1 million laptops saves the energy equivalent to the electricity used by 3,657 homes in a year.

An educational video about e-waste that can be used to introduce others about what e-waste is and its effects on the environment and each other.