Our Environment | Class 10 | Activity 15.9 with Solution

Our Environment | Activities in Text Book with Solution

Activity 15.9

Search the internet or library to find out what hazardous materials have to be dealt with while disposing of electronic items. How would these materials affect the environment?

Find out how plastics are recycled. Does the recycling process have any impact on the environment?

✅ Answer: 

Electronic & electrical wastes (e-wastes) include mobile phones, computers, televisions etc. They contain dangerous chemicals such as mercury, lead, cadmium, polybrominated flame retardants, barium and lithium. They cause damage to brain, heart, liver, kidney and skeletal system. [More details are here: Electronic wastes]

Recycling of plastics. Click here.

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