International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 9, Part C (2020)
E-wastes and their impact on environment and public health
Solid waste management, which is already a mammoth task in India, is becoming more complicated by the invasion of e-waste, particularly computer waste. The hazardous content of these e-waste materials pose a threat to human health and environment. This article highlights the hazards of e-wastes, the need for its appropriate management and options that can be implemented. Improper disposal of these e-wastes and other substances reach the soil and groundwater. Most of the e-waste materials can be reused, or recycled in an environmentally sound manner so that they are less harmful to the ecosystem.
How to cite this article:
Ashok Kumar Verma, Sadguru Prakash. E-wastes and their impact on environment and public health. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(9):164-168. DOI: 10.22271/allresearch.2020.v6.i9c.7111