The Effects of E-Waste on Water

Have you considered the effects e-waste has on groundwater?

As technology advances, new devices take the place of old. But what happens if those old devices end up in landfills? The earth has limited resources, and water is included in that. We expect to have clean water available to us at all times, but have you ever wondered about the effects of e-waste on water? The reality might be more frightening than you realize.

E-waste can have damaging effects on human health, plant life, and animal life. Read up on the effects to each of these in this article by Newtech Recycling and see what you can do to reduce the impact on the environment and groundwater with proper disposal of e-waste.

For question about how you can securely remove sensitive data from your devices before you recycle or repurpose them contact us at 801.224.2952.

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