50 Million tons of e-waste is generated globally every year.
That is a weight greater than all of the commercial airlines weighed together!
As humanity, we do have the capability to recycle 99% of
this back into being used. But our poor awareness and attitude ensures just 20%
of this is recycled formally.
Rest 80% is literally damaging our earth. Its dumped in
landfills or pumped into unorganised sectors who engage unscientific methods to
dismantle the e-waste, or even worse, end up in our water bodies. This is
enormously harmful to our environment and our health.
Developed countries literally dump their e-waste in poor West
Dr Parthasarathy of e-parisara explains why its important to
STOP littering places on our earth and how you could ensure your gadgets reach
Please visit their website ewasteindia.com and ensure your e-waste
Awareness is the first step to fighting this crisis. Please
do spread this episode to your known contacts.