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Electronic Waste Management Tips

converting Waste in to energy

Every year, most well known electronic gadget companies launch a new smartphone with better features and improved functionality. Since most people want to keep up with the new technology, they dispose of their old phones and purchase new ones. The old phones become electronic waste and environmental hazards. Furthermore, outdated smartphones are not the only electronic waste: discarded laptops, refrigerators, tablets, and other electronics are also part of it. Electronic waste is a big environmental challenge in the current world. According to Statistics, Canada has over 100,000 metric tonnes of electronic waste in its landfills. Despite control efforts the Electronics…

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Turning Waste into Energy

converting Waste in to energy

Today, the bulk of household and business waste is sent to the landfills, which are huge sites designed to bury garbage and isolate it from populated areas. These landfills are covered with soil and compacted in order to contain the waste and keep it from being blown around by the wind. Although this seems like a necessary measure, it is even more important to expose landfill garbage to the elements — sunlight, temperature, water, and air — for it to disintegrate. Landfills, however, apply soil almost every day, which causes the waste to decompose at a very slow rate. Additionally,…

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