“E-waste” is a broken, non-working or old/obsolete electric electronic appliance such as TV, PC, air conditioner, washing machine and refrigerator. “Household E-waste” means e-waste that comes from household, commercial, institutional.
E-waste is becoming a global issue because of tremendous growth of demands on electrical and electronic equipment and the disposal after use. Disposed E-waste sometimes cause health and environmental hazard if they are not handled properly.
Moreover, many of these e-appliances can be reused, refurbished, or recycled.
These are the three major reasons why we should properly handle and recycle household E-waste.