Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Recycling Computers :: Recycle Reuse Reduce
Recycling Computers(this paper includes survey and results)In bless to keep up with technology, electronic reckoners must be replaced every few years. most(prenominal) tribe simply throw away their old computers and other galvanising parts because they be un awake(predicate) of the environmental problem arising everyday from the passing(prenominal) disposal of electronics. In order to prevent the destruction of the environment race must be educated in two areas what is in the computer itself that makes it harmful to the environment, and what are the abuses in disposing of technology properly. The first step in prevention is through education. The purpose of this document is to educate the consumer on this importance of this issue and what steps they can take personally to care prevent the problem in the future. Today, there is more than two one thousand million tons of electronic waste consuming space in the linked States landfills. Most people however, do not see this as a problem. What most consumers do not know is that computers and electrical components contain harmful materials such as lead, calcium, and mercury that are leaching into our countries landfills. For example, a computer monitor itself may contain up to eight pounds of lead. When twenty students were surveyed on toxins found inside a computer, it was observed that the bulk knew there were toxins inside. However, thirty-three share did not know. When asked what specific toxins can be found inside, the majority of the students were correct with their responses of all three toxins. Did you know that there are crazy materials in computers?NoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesWhich ones specifically?MercuryCalciumLeadAll tercetMercuryLeadAll tetherMercuryAll threesomeMercuryAll ThreeAll ThreeAll Three The more important issue that must be addressed is if people are aware of the fact that they can actually recycle their give old computers. The majority of people are unaware of the fact that computers are in fact recyclable in their entirety. Most old computers wind up up collecting dust simply because they are outdated and fall apart technology is available. When twenty students were surveyed on whether or not they knew computers were recyclable, seventy percent answered that they did not think computers were able to be recycled. The following chart shows the results.Were you aware that computers are recyclable?NoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo There are multiple organizations that are set up stringently to help people find electronic recycling information and necessitate the best method of disposal that is appropriate to their specific needs.