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5 Tips to Recycle Your E-Waste

July 20th, 2012 · No Comments

This article will guide you about best 5 tips to recycle your E-Waste.

Everyone is fond of buying new and stylish gadget to impress others, but we never think about their hazards and dangers contaminating environments. This e-waste consists of lead, cadmium, mercury and other heavy metals as well as possible carcinogenic stuff such as poly-chlorinated biphenyls that result in several diseases and medical problems.

You will be taken aback to know that more than 75% of the heavy metals discarded in landfills arrive from electronic equipments. The necessity of the time is to understand how this e-waste can be disposed off in natural way without affecting the atmosphere.

In countries like China, Japan, America and other nations, most of the e-waste is dumped or transported to other developing countries where instead of being recycled it creates alarming situation for human beings. Below you can find natural ways describing simple tips to use e-waste in natural way without creating natural hazards.

1. Sell Them

If your new gadget or any electronic equipment is loosing its charm and lying idle in any corner, then it can bring good amount for you. Internet is the best place to find fascinated buyers always ready to look for old stuff. You can get back from 40% to 70% of the real price depending upon the deal.

2. Take Advantage of Buyback Offers

Companies offer buyback programs to upgrade previous versions. This is another good tip to dispose of e-waste and get the credit of newer version. You can visit Ebay, Flipwap, Amazon and Craiglist to sell your old goods. The deal will not only save your gadget from going to landfills, but it will also get hard cash for you to extravagance new gadget.

3. Find Certified E-Waste Recycler

Recycling is another way of using e-waste. Locate certified e-waste recycler through BAN. BAN (Basel Action Network) certifies to companies determined and committed to recycling electronic goods responsibly and safely. Members demonstrate and take the pledge of accountable recycling. It is quite safe and secure to work with certified e-steward; that results in good results. You have no reason to worry about your gadget at all. Your gadget is not going to pollute another nation and put the lives of people in danger. BAN helps to find nearest certified recycler in your area at your comfort.

4. Donate Them to Relatives

Some of us have number of relations unable to purchase new gadgets or electronic equipments. We can donate them our old goods. Doling out electronic goods to needy person is the best policy to recycle e-waste in developing countries.

5. Local Repair Shop

If you have nowhere to go, then simply make a beeline to local repair market. The repairers have mastery to dismantle your electronic gadgets to recycle working components in other goods. Do not forget recycling process facilitates innovation of new goods and save the environment.

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