Digital Waste

Christian Bejarano

Electronic Waste or E-waste

Electric waste or E-waste- Anything that is being thrown away by consumers that contains a circuit board.

Digital waste can be be donated or thrown away to digital wastelands.

Digital Dumping- Practice of exporting outdated equipment to developing countries like China or India

Good ways of dealing with E-waste

Hand me down- When computer systems are replaced put the old computers in other parts of the company

Selling- Sell any computers not being used by the company

Donating- Donate old computers and E waste to charitable organizations

Cannibalizing- Taking useful parts of a laptop when getting rid of it. These parts are used for other machines