Green Electronics and E-Waste Management: The CSR Initiative

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    Green Electronics and E-Waste Management: The CSR Initiative

    Electronic waste or e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices. Used electronics which are destined for reuse, resale, salvage, recycling or disposal are also considered e-waste. Informal processing of e-waste in developing countries can lead to adverse human health effects and environmental pollution. Electronic scrap components, such as CPUs, contain potentially harmful components such as lead, cadmium, beryllium, or brominated flame retardants. Recycling and disposal of e-waste may involve significant risk to workers and communities in developed countries and great care must be taken to avoid unsafe exposure in recycling operations and leaking of materials such as heavy metals from landfills etc. "Green Electronics" became the buzzwords of 2007. Hardly a day went by without one electronic company or another proclaiming its intent to slash energy consumption, reduce waste or take some other bold action to green its operations or products. This race for greener electronics has seen dizzying changes sweep across the industry. Greenpeace has been charting this race in our "Guide to Greener Electronics".This book based on several facts to learn and save planet
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