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Why We Need to Stop our E-waste Problem

Why We Need to Stop our E-waste Problem

Consumers upgrade their electronic devices very quickly, usually in favour of newer products with more impressive features. This means that plenty of e-waste is generated daily.

E-waste is defined as electronic products, which have come to the end of their usefulness. Many different types of electronic devices qualify as e-waste, including mobile phones, computers, laptops, and TVs.

Since most types of e-waste may be recycled effectively, it is not necessary to leave these unwanted products lying around gathering dust. E-waste is harmful to the planet and it is irresponsible to leave unwanted electronics lying around…or to dispose of them improperly!

Options for dealing with e-waste include reusing, refurbishing or recycling electronic products. This provides consumers with lots of practical ways to dispose of unwanted electronic items.

Without proper reusing, refurbishing or recycling methods, e-waste may accumulate to very high levels and this is very bad news for the environment.

Why is E-waste Dangerous?

One of the key hazards of e-waste is its electronic components, which often contain toxins, such as lead, cadmium and mercury. For this reason, e-waste must be handled with the utmost care during recycling, refurbishment or disposal, according to industry “best practices”.

For example, if e-waste is burned, it may release toxic particles into the environment. Such particles can damage your health. Skilled recycling company employees always take care to avoid any recycling, refurbishing or disposal processes that release such toxins.

The best way to ensure that your e-waste is managed effectively is to recycle it via OnRecycle. When you choose the right company, its team members will take care of your unwanted electronics in an ethical and responsible manner.

Choosing a reputable company is the key to helping the planet as well as yourself since you can gain extra cash as a result.

Get a Great Price for Your E-waste

There are different types of electronics recycling firms. In order to ensure that you receive the highest rate for your old mobile phone or other unwanted electronics, you will need to choose an electronics recycling firm with a five-star reputation.

OnRecycle receives excellent reviews from its customers throughout the UK due to its competitive prices and its simple and straightforward business model.

When you choose OnRecycle, you’ll be able to sell your old electronics products online, via a quick and easy, three-step process designed to make recycling convenient and simple. It only takes a few minutes to go through the three steps needed to sell your products online making it the simplest and most environmentally friendly way to deal with e-waste. So what are you waiting for? "Sell my phone" now.