E-waste is a problem, whether because of planned obsolescence, or simply the desire to have better, more efficient technology.
The average household disposes of 50 lbs of e-waste each year. 50 lbs! It weighs in at 50 lbs! It is possible for chemicals used in the construction of computers, mobile phones, and other devices to react with the earth, water, and air to create harmful effects that can harm wildlife and people.
Even though they’re not as common as they once were, those who recycle electronic waste have tax benefits. Although there are a few reluctances from both businesses and consumers to recycle out-of-date, broken, or obsolete technology, it is vital that this practice becomes as widespread as other recycling efforts.
The sheer volume, weight, and size of electronics thrown out of service can pose logistical problems. Because of the logistical challenges, it is crucial to rely on eCycle Florida, a recycler that can offer pickup service. Recycling electronic materials that are recyclable and reusable can earn businesses money.
This post was written by Steven Elia Co-Founder and Recycling Director at eCycle Florida. eCycle Florida is an R2 Certified electronics recycling company in the state of Florida. Our processes and procedures are dedicated to the proper destruction and recycling of your electronics. eCycle Florida is your go-to for electronics recycling in Miami.