Dealing with Electronic Waste
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.