Technology doesn't last forever, so what do you do with your old computer when it completely stops running, or you decide to upgrade? The IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment considered the useful life of electronics and are focused on creating a strong awareness to the public about proper recycling of e-waste. Many companies and businesses are not aware of how to properly dispose of their old and used up technology, so they have been just getting rid of it through the regular garbage disposal system. The problem is, if the technology is not disposed of properly, hazard chemicals can harm people, especially when the garbage gets disposed of in other countries where it lays close to people's homes. Individuals are also facing the problem of properly discarding their old computers and cell phones due to lack of knowledge on how to do so properly. This video explains that there are now places that will take the technology and recycle it appropriately, so that the consumer won't have to worry and we know that our old technology is being disposed of in the safest way possible.
Technology doesn't last forever, so what do you do with your old computer when it stops running? It is important for today's society to know how to properly recycle old electronic devices, such as computers and cell phones. If the technology is not disposed of in the right way, people can be harmed by the chemicals found in electronic devices. This video explains the importance of discarding old technology properly, and how corporations and individuals need to step up and make the difference.