In 2017 44.7 million metric tones of e-waste were generated. This is an equivalent of almost 4,500 Eiffel towers. only 13% were recycled and the remaining goes into landfill and most of developing countries e waste goes to Africa for land filling
E-Waste Harms Human Health; New Research Details How.
E-waste is a serious environmental problem, from toxic chemicals and heavy metals leaching into soils in landfills, to the pollution to air and water supplies caused through improper recycling techniques in developing countries.
we need to statrup E Waste recycling project in Africa & this will :
1- Reduce the E waste generation
2- Promote Recycling
3- To prevent illegal dumping
4 - create more jobs