Electronic waste by country

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Role Of E-Waste In Australia

    is a large amount of electronic waste or e-waste produced in developed countries such as United States and Australia. Those e-wastes are also being exported to developing countries such as China and India without proper measurements. According to a research done by the United Nations in 2012 (AP, 2013) states there were 49.9 million metric tonnes of electronic waste produced globally that year and estimated to reach 65.4 million metric tonnes in 2017. E-waste in this essay can be defined…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of E-Waste

    E-waste stands for electronic waste such as computers, cell phones, printers, and television. E-waste is unwanted or unused electronics that are no longer in use. Unused electrons are stuffing landfills on the globe. The EPA, an Environmental Protection Agency is a federal government program which is design to help keep safe environments and human’s well-being. However the EPA proclaimed, “the United States have more than 100 million worth of hardware to discard and just 20 percent of it is…

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  • The Digital Divide Research Paper

    There are so many Americans that will drop off their old, broken electronics to be recycled, thinking they are being responsible, without knowing the truth. Developing countries are being shipped mountains of our e-waste to “bridge the digital divide” when in reality we just do not want to deal with these products that cost more to fix than they are worth. I will first explain what it is we are doing to these countries, how it affects them, and why it is being allowed in the first place. Then I…

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  • Negative Effects Of E-Waste: Harmful Effects On The Environment

    E-Waste impacts to human life Nowadays, humans produce many kinds of wastes that pollute the environment. E-waste is one of the examples of rubish, which is really hard to decompost to keep the environment clean or indirect words it is not environmentaly friendly because it contains hazardous elements, which are harmful to the environment. E-waste is electronic wastes, that can be any obsolete or outdated machine or electronic gadget found in workplaces, homes and jeans pockets (Recycle Force,…

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  • Capitalism: The Loopholes Of E-Waste Analysis

    Capitalism: The Loopholes of E-Waste Capitalism has been an economy that has spread over the world as a primary. Many see the benefits of Capitalism and its productivity, but what isn’t seen is the negativity. “The Study of Stuff”, a short animated documentary on the lifecycle of material goods, encircles this negativity that occurs through the following system of Extraction, Production, Distribution, Consumption and Disposal. During this system, our labor is being sold to corporations whom…

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  • E-Waste: Case Study Questions And Answers

    1. What connections can you draw between this topic and contemporary health studies? ( in discussing connections, please mention any social, environmental, cultural or political connections that link health considerations with this film topic) There are many health concerns with how e-waste is being disposed of. The film talked about how the Chinese government didn’t want to show them what they were doing, because they knew it was wrong and didn’t want people to know it was happening. The film…

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