Though there are few of us who have realized the enormous effect or rather impact of this on the environment, still the number of people who haven't realize this is 10 times greater on our count. Considering that electronic gadgets, equipments, and all other materials that comes from technology are populating the market industry, they all add up on the existing problem. Electronic materials or its components may carry toxins which will then create a destructive impact on the environment when improperly disposed of. However, there are certain conditions at which electronic gadgets, equipments, and its components can be recycled and reused.
As they're supposed to stop working when they reached a certain limit or extent of life span, it became a bad habit for most people to simply throw away their used items without even considering the impacts of what they're actually doing. They're doing no good for the environment or even from themselves. Yes, it can bring a detrimental impact to our environment, but who will suffer from it, of course it's us. What can you do to save our world from agonizing, that is a very simple question, how about instead of recklessly throwing your garbage from anywhere else, why not drop them off to a recycling station or send them out to a recycling program.
Nowadays, most cities in the US have recycling programs and organizations that deal with electronic waste. I'm sure whatever gadget, equipment, machine, or any electronic material you have there, they do have a program for it. Even your printers consumable like printer cartridges now comes as eco-friendly toner cartridges and ink cartridges, thanks to this programs. As long as they can recycle or reuse your electronic waste, then you'll have no worries on how to properly dispose your waste problem. Special recycling bins can be found on several retail outlets where you can drop off old phones, gadgets, tablets,and printer consumables that you would like them to recycle.