Tech Term - Obsolete refers to outdated computer hardware, software, technology, services or practices that are no longer used, even if they are in working condition. A technology often becomes obsolete when replaced by a newer or better technology.
Today we are talking obsolete technology and ways we can all dispose of our e-Waste responsibly.
As we began to purge our homes and offices for the new year, we may find ourselves facing mounds of outdated and obsolete technology. Some we may want to hold onto for nostalgia sake and others we simply may not know how to safely discard. Plenty of nonprofit organizations and local communities offer options to help you recycle old electronics. To find a location, just enter your ZIP code at Call2Recycle.org
E-waste – A Rapidly Escalating ProblemE-waste is the fastest-growing element of the world’s domestic waste stream, according to a report by the UN’s Global E-waste Monitor .
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5 Ways To Dispose of e-Waste Responsibly
- Give Back to Your Electronic Companies and Drop Off Points
- Donating Your Outdated Technology
- Sell Off Your Outdated Technology
- Earth911.com is an incredible recycling resource
- Do Your Own E-waste Research
According to Open PR global E-waste disposal market is projected to grow at a healthy growth rate from 2020 to 2024 according to new research. The study focuses on market trends, leading players, supply chain trends, technological innovations, key developments, and future strategies.
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