Very little can usually go wrong with a recycling effort. Deciding to recycle cell phones and other electronics is a laudable act that helps to conserve precious resources. As such, it is regarded as a green activity that we should all engage in.
New York City was one of the first to implement mandatory cell phone recycling programs throughout the city.
The increasing demand for technology has made electronic and electrical waste one of the quickest growing waste streams on the entire planet, even in spite of the fact that almost all of its components could be recycled and used again.
Although the e-waste Management and Handling Rules 2011 were introduced last year by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, and came into force at the beginning of this month in India, the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) is apparently unable to enforce them because they are currently not ready to be able to do so.
It is now compulsory in India for the manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, including the likes of old cell phones, to collect the electronic waste that is generated by their products.
Kyocera Communications is a cell phone provider based in San Diego, California.
The response to the disposal of electronic waste from residents of the city of Indore in India has been lackluster at best over the course of the ten days since the new rules were implemented, despite the fact that such waste has emerged as one of the biggest threats to the environment.
As a part of its ongoing attempt to take the message of a green and clean Bahrain to the next generation, Zain Bahrain has extended its electronic waste campaign to the students at the British School of Bahrain.
Electronic waste is not a bad thing if handled in the proper manner, as evidence of such waste in a nation is indicative of growth, according to Ulze van Wyk, the managing director of Africa e-waste.
The term ‘Manassas’ is probably most well-known across the United States as the site of not one but two significant Civil War battles, ones that are called by the phrase ‘Bull Run’ in the North.