Dealing With Electronic Waste

By: Saydee Phanthamith

What happens to your old technology devices when you get rid of them?

Your old technology devices become electronic waste or e-waste. E-waste is defined as anything being thrown away by consumers that contains a circuit board.
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Whats the problem?

There are many goods ways that people are getting rid of their old electronics but yet, there are some bad ways too. The problem is that all of this e-waste is not being recycled. In fact, majority of the e-waste is illegally being shipped to China where they extract the precious metals and other "goods" from these old electronics.

So if you need to get rid of some old electronics here are some ways deal with electronic waste. These are some environmental friendly tips: