August 13th, 2013
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Originally posted 2013-04-03 08:16:07.
August 13th, 2013
The high-tech manufacturing industry produces millions of products that seek to offer various industries with greater efficiency, productivity and convenience. However, electronics including computers contain toxic materials, posing a threat to the environment particularly when improperly disposed.
Televisions, EKG monitors, lab analyzer, computers among other types of electronic equipment contain hazardous materials such as lead, mercury, cadmium, chlorinated plastics (PVC) and brominated flame retardants. The solutions for computer recycling to ensure safe and legal ways of disposing the redundant computer equipment include:
· Charity donation
The organization can consider donating the computers to a local school or charity. This can go a long way in generating greater benefits to the under privileged people. Making donations also serve as a good public relations for the organization. However, as a result of significant funding from the government the appetite for second-hand computers is on the decline. As a result, most organizations choose to export the donated equipment to Eastern Europe and Africa.
· Trickle Down Policy
In the trickle down policy, a computer that is redundant but still functions can be reused in a different department. This is a standard practice; as a result, many of the organizations are using the policy. The benefits of this policy include: maximum gains are derived from the possible life of working the computer; can get the ideal opportunity of reformatting the computer hard drive considering it is for internal use; and it is an environmentally friendly policy.
The disadvantages with the trickle down policy include: the data in the computer needs to be removed before redeploying the machine; the machine [...] Continue Reading…
Originally posted 2013-06-05 07:33:42.