Do you know the main cause of E-Waste is Mobile Phone? E-waste can be your old computers, Monitors, Laptops, Printers, etc. but Mobile Phones are giving a tough competition to all the devices.
In a survey it was found that More Indians have access to Mobile Phones than to a toilet. There are more than 700 million Mobile Phones in India, about 7 to 8 million phones are bought in India per month. Over 20 million handsets will be upgraded in India this year alone generating E-waste of the old and unused mobile.The rate at which mobile phones are discarded is predicted to exceed 125 million phones each year, resulting in more than 65,000 tons of waste!
Every landfill and city dump is filled with Mobile Phones that contain carcinogenic metals, plastics, chemicals, and other potentially hazardous substances that can cause health issues. Mostly people throw their old Mobile Phones or dump them in their drawers, corners, shelves of their home as they are unaware of recycling of Mobile Phone. They are not aware of the facts that if Mobile Phones are not disposed of properly are capable of causing serious damage to environment and water.
Lead is one of the most threatening chemical in Mobile Phone which can cause diseases like Cancer, abnormalities by affecting the central nervous system, immune system and kidneys.
Also mobile Phones are source of useable metals like Gold, Silver etc. which needs to be disposed off responsibly, so that the useable metals can be put back into circulation, decreasing the need for new metal mining. Copper in the phone and chargers are recyclable and Mobile Phones when recycled the right way, reduces the emission of green house gas in the atmosphere. So, instead of keeping our phones in the drawers, Start recycling them and save the environment from being polluted and also save the useable metals.
Call Now to Recycle your Old Mobile Phone, save the environment and get paid too! Happy Recycling!