WHY e-WASTE IS A PROBLEM?
Serious problem not only quantity but also toxic ingredients (such as Pb, Hg, Cd, Cr, brominated flame retardants (BFR)) which create occupational and environmental health threats and hazards.
E-waste contains over 1000 different substances many of them are toxic and creates serious pollution problems upon landfilling/burning.
Life span of EEEs is shrinking&obsolescence rate is increasing.
Replacement of EEE’s are easier/cheaper than repair them.