Electronic waste, also known as e-waste, is any electronic or electrical device that is no longer usable or has surpassed its expiration date. E-waste can come in the form of computers, servers, mainframes, monitors, compact discs (CDs), printers, scanners, copiers, calculators, fax machines, battery cells, cellular phones, transceivers, TVs, iPods, medical apparatus, washing machines, refrigerators and air conditioners.
Global warming is a serious issue that requires every individual to take action. Every year there is more and more news about the increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and that their impact on the climate is negative. Some carbon-neutral companies and individuals are trying to do the best they can to reduce their carbon footprint.
Lithium-ion batteries are gaining importance due to their high energy density, which gives higher output for a longer time. While they were first developed for portable electronics, they are now commonly used in a variety of applications. They are now an integral part of electric cars, power tools, medical devices, smart watches, drones, satellites, and utility-scale storage.
There’s been a growing movement to try and reduce the emissions of harmful gases that come from both petrol and diesel vehicles. In recent years, many car companies have been working to develop electric vehicles, or EVs, as an eco-friendly alternative.