The plant has many clients. the facility, such as insurance companies and banks, as well as electronics firms.
Most waste is actually either used again, recycled or recycled for the development of newer electronic devices. Reusable parts, like motherboards, memory units screens keyboards and processors have to be removed manually. For instance, the hard drives of insurance companies contain sensitive information, and have to be erased before they can be reused.
Recycling can be used in the event of an alternative. Most electronics require toxic materials such as Cadmium, lead, and mercury eliminated through “demanufacturing.” The different materials are separated with specialized machines.
In 2019, around an estimated 57 billion dollars worth of electronic waste was sent to landfills. However, despite the potential for profit Recycling electronic waste is expensiveand modern electronics are extremely difficult to recycle. A possible solution is to make less harmful materials which makes recycling easier.