We are all surrounded by electronic gadgets, wires, and batteries each day. Consequently, more and more electronic waste is piling up, making it a primary environmental and health concern. Learn today how you can save gorillas.
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- DELL: Dell Eyes $63 Billion E-Waste Recycling Opportunity.
- Great Lakes Electrnonics Corporation: Global report urges worldwide effort to promote e-waste recycling.
- The balance small business: Introduction to Electronics (E-Waste) Recycling.
The Congo Basin, key habitat for gorillas and chimpanzees, is rich in minerals such as coltan, gold and tin that are used in electronics like smartphones or tablets. Mining in Congo is a major factor in the decline of species like the Grauer’s gorilla, which have lost habitat in their silent battle to the industry and are also hunted when a forest is opened up for mining. If everyone would participate in cellphone recycling programs it would help to reduce the demand for mining in gorilla habitat.
However, conscious attempts are being made to have this matter under control. Disposing of electronic waste is such a task, and the effects on the environment are precarious. Below are smart ways of E-waste recycling:
“You probably use it every day and don’t think once about how to save gorillas.” – Tina Deine