Electronic waste

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  • Electronic Waste In Ghana

    “Waste: damaged, defective, or superfluous material produced by a manufacturing process…” (Merriam-Webster, Waste). Using this above definition, it is possible to break into the sub-branch known as electronic waste or E-waste. Due to the current large consumerism culture, many first world countries find themselves producing an unstable amount of E-waste from the constant “upgrading” or destruction of older electronics. Further in this paper, examples of how this waste is dealt with shall be covered, with an international response to these dealings, their effects, and analysis of the global flows spawned from all of the above subjects. To show why this is a subject that every global citizen should be concerned with, this paper will start…

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  • Electronic Waste Management Essay

    Electronic Waste Recycling Management Nowadays, the production of electronic waste or e-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams. Growing consumption of electronic items makes e-waste become a major issue around the world. As a matter of fact, today’s people are upgrading their electronic more frequently than before. The invention of electronic has made people life much more easier. Almost all the thing that surrounds people in the society has direct link to electronics such as…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Electronic Waste

    Electronic waste or e-waste is a term for electronic products that have become unwanted, obsolete, or essentially reached the end of their useful life. However, since 2005, e-waste has become one of the most growing problem and concern around the world. The idea of producing short lifespan devices such as computers, cellphones, and Mp3 is the major cause of what lead to that problem. As Giles Slade stated, the main reason the world is overloaded with numerous electronic waste, it is because…

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  • Electronic Waste Management Case Study

    Introduction Electronic waste management can be referred to as electronic materials that are no longer in use, for example; computers, mobile phones, electronic equipment’s that are found in the office, refrigerators among others (Kahhat et al. 2008). These types of electronic are in most cases kept away for reselling, reusing, for recycle purposes and at times they are scheduled for disposal (Kahhat et al. 2008). Other types of electronic waste usually include re-usable electronics that are…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of New Electronics

    Did you get the new iPhone yet? What do you plan on doing with your old one? These are some questions that should be asked about any new electronics. Many company’s work to make the new great electronic device for the year, but this can lead to some serious environmental issues. When someone gets the new iPhone it is not uncommon for them to simply throw away the old one. The same can be said for many other goods such as video games, TVs, printers, etc. However, this leads to a huge amount of…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Industrial Waste

    but also to fly high in the sky. All of this ingenuity, however, comes with certain drawbacks that need to be fixed or improved upon. One drawback in particular is the disposal of ‘industrial waste.’ In this paper, we will be tackling two of the most important sources of industrial waste: E-waste and mining waste. E-Waste With the development of technology in our everyday life, people tend to own more novel and advanced electronic appliances, discarding the old ones. It is estimated that each…

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  • Recycling Argument Essay

    One of the world’s main concerns today is conserving the environment, and pollution is one of the main culprits for its continual destruction. Pollution only seems to be getting worse though as more and more toxins and wastes fill the earth and sky; damaging the environment that all humans and animals call home. People say the main culprit for pollution is industrial waste, and they are not wrong. But what they probably do not know is that half of the time, pollution is produced by the…

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  • Water And Air Pollution In Gabromogogy By Edward Humes

    centuries which has escalated to a scale to which it has become almost common place and identifiable in various forms. Water and air pollution are two of the most frequently addressed and most dangerous to human health that the world has only just started to try and slow. The causes of these dangerous forms of pollution are simple and include various forms of land, water, and air pollution plus the pollutants. However the focus will be narrowed to dumping of waste in waters, industrial…

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  • Advantages And Cons Of Technology

    It modifies the electrical properties of substances such as silicon and germanium. Another benefit of boron for our modern technology is its use in neodymium magnets. These powerful magnets are an alloy of neodymium, iron and bron. The magnets used are found in computers, specifically hard drives. E-waste, short for electronic waste, can be any outdated or obsolete appliance or electronic device found in offices, homes and pants pockets. Televisions, microwaves, computers and cellphones are all…

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  • Pollution And Resources Depletion Essay

    ABSTRACT In this topic we will look at the dimensions of pollution and resources depletion. For pollution we will get to know the definition of pollution. Rather than that, we will know each types of pollution and each definition of this. Then we will look further into the cause, effect and solution for each pollution in this topic. Lastly we will discuss about the resources depletion effect occur by human activity. INTRODUCTION Environmental damage inevitably threatens the welfare of human…

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