Why do you pay attention to electronic waste
Electronic waste to come from
Many different kinds of electronic waste, one kind is contained material is simpler, less damage to the environment of waste electronic products, such as refrigerators, washing machines, air conditioning and other household appliances and medical treatment, scientific research, electrical appliances, the dismantling and deal with this kind of product is relatively simple; Another kind is contained material is more complex, more damage to the environment of waste electronic products, such as computers, televisions, etc.
The dangers of electronic waste
E-waste contains quite a lot of toxic substances, such as cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, brominated flame retardants and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic, computer components also contain arsenic, mercury and other harmful substances; Television sets, refrigerators and other electronic products also contain heavy metals such as lead, chromium, mercury, phone printed circuit board also contains a lot of brominated flame retardants, and environment have a harm to human body. Contained in laser printer and copier toner, etc.
If the waste electronic products or as a general garbage discarded into the desert to be put to garbage landfill, these waste electronic products contain heavy metals such as lead will penetrate into the contaminated soil and water quality, by the plant, animal and human food chain cycle, the final cause of poisoning; If to incineration of waste electronic products simply, and can release a large amount of harmful gas such as dioxin, a threat to human health.