E-waste accounts for approximately 40% of lead and 70% of heavy metals found in landfills. These pollutants lead to groundwater and air pollution and soil acidification. What are the precious metals in e-waste?
“To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.”
Theodore Roosevelt, 1858 – 1919
“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. ”
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1882 – 1945
“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.”
Ansel Adams, 1902 – 1984
"We could have saved the Earth, but we were too damned cheap.”
Kurt Vonnegut Jr., 1922 – 2007
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi, 1869 – 1948
Ecosible is about e-waste management and sustainability. Simply put, we are the one stop shop for responsible recycling of electronic waste from homes and offices.