What Is E-Waste?

E-Waste is a term used to cover items of all types of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) and its parts that have been discarded by the owner as waste without the intention of re-use such as batteries, wires, mobile phone handsets, laptops, PCs, TVs and other electronic devices.

Why is E-Waste a problem?

Many electronic devices include heavy metals such as lead, cadmium, mercury and arsenic. If not handled properly, these can poison our environment and threaten the health of individuals and communities.

E-waste contains a combination of reusable raw materials as well as toxic materials.

Most Rapidly Growing Waste.
Impact on Human and Environmental Health
Waste of Natural Resources.

E-Waste Fact

70%

From toxic waste is E-waste

230M

PC & Communication devices imported yearly

3-4

Years only life of electronic from

50.9M

Users in Saudi Using phone devices

85%

From E-waste go to landfill Health, security & environment danger