What can we do?
Where can we go?
Just as we recycle newspapers and bottles, e-waste can also be recycled. For this we should take our electronics to a recycler. The electronics are taken apart and separated so that the glass, plastic, metals can be reused in other products.
There are a number of companies that accept e-waste. It is advisable to choose a recycler who follows proper standards and methods to recycle our electronics, such companies are known as e-stewards. You can find the nearest e-steward through this map.
What else can we do?
Give yourselves a creative break; use these old items to make something new. Or you could learn to fix them up yourself. There are many tools to guide you to learn how to fix things.
A recycling drive is a good fund raiser as well.
As everything becomes virtual these days, virtual learning, business transactions all happen online and mother nature needs to be saved from the e-waste menace. With the many destructive processes happening to our earth, it is time even children take the initiative. It’s time for all to pitch in.