Environmental Issues Of Global Reuse And Recycling Of Personal Electronic Devices

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Environmental Issues of Global Reuse and Recycling of Personal Electronic Devices
Introduction:
Today, more than 75% of the world’s population owns some sort of personal electronic device that is able to connect to the internet. These devices are important towards the lives of many and can cause severe damage towards the constantly warming environment.
Current Issues Related to Organic Chemistry: As the introduction states, more than 75% of the worlds population is involved in this issue. Anyone who owns one or more devices including a cell phone, a computer, an iPod and anything that acts as a lightweight consumer can harm the environment now and in the future. Many different groups, organizations and corporations have been created to help control this issue. The “eWaste Recovery Group” is an organization who have partnered up with many other groups and associations including the “Recycling Council of Ontario”, “Microsoft, and many others that have been around for many years and many are even non-profit. eWaste Recovery Group offers free recycling solutions for computers and all eWaste (Electronic Waste). The “Recycling Council of Ontario” is a non-profit organization involved in policy, education, and project work around the issues of consumption, waste generation, reduction and diversion, and recycling. The belief of this organization is that society must begin eliminating waste because of its huge impact on the environment.
The mission of RCO is to inform and…
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