Upington Recycling Tackles E-Waste Management

In the digital world of today, research has shown that electronic devices have become easily disposable and replaceable, to which raises the concern of electronic waste, also known as e-waste. Upington Recycling has recently introduced E-waste recycling as their specialty. Riaan Steyn owner of Upington Recycling says that Upington Recycling adheres to the strict regulations of the NEMMA Act 2018 and ensures that the electronic waste is handled, recycled, and disposed of responsibly. He goes on to say the dilemma holds significant environmental challenges and is a fast-growing waste concern worldwide. Digital devices such as laptops, cell phones, and televisions are made from dangerous materials such as mercury, cadmium, and lead which can consequently contaminate both soil and water thus posing a threat to human health, while on-site Riaan explains e-waste with the following statement… INSERT [Riaan E-Waste] Riaan ends by saying electronic recycling does not only alleviate environmental consequences but also makes an economic contribution by reclaiming valuable materials.

Journalist: Tasha-Ree Kella
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