Dealing with Electronic Waste

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What is Digital Waste?

Electronic wate, or e-waste, is broadly defined as anything that is thrown away by consumers that contains a circuit board.

Why is Electronic Waste So Bad?

Electronic waste isn’t just waste — it contains some very toxic substances, such as mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic, beryllium and brominated flame retardants.

How Can We Deal With Digital Waste Environmentally?

When a big company upgrades to a newer device, the old devices can be "hand-me-downs" for a business that high end usage isn't required.

Any computer hardware that isn't being used can be sold for a good purpose.

Some pieces of hardware can be donated.

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