Most people are probably familiar with the eco-aware mantra known as Reduce, reuse, recycle. And in future, Energy efficiency will be a determining factor in choosing and purchasing most of our electronics and gadgets.
A person being Eco friendly helps his surrounding to be less harmful to the fellow human beings and the animals around him. He does so, by using Eco friendly products and by using organic chemicals instead of harsh ones for his purposes.
Never forget, activities are also very important in the case of environment. If you are not currently purchasing eco friendly products you can still be environmentally friendly by your activities. Read more on the Characteristics Of Eco Friendly Gadgets and How To Say A Product Is Environment Friendly
Here let us see how we can be Eco Friendly by choosing Consumer Electronics:
- Reduce: Less is more. Using less energy by turning off gadgets and devices when you aren’t using them, as well as adjusting their power settings to run more efficiently when they’re on, can provide more savings in both kilowatts and in the amount of money you pay for them.
- Reuse: If it haven’t broke, don’t nix it. Refilling your printer’s inkjet or laser toner cartridges, donating to charity an older but still usable mobile phone, or upgrading an older PC with faster components rather than buying a new computer are all examples of reusing the gadgets in your life.
- Recycle: Recycle can make more of a difference to the planet than any of the others. Every year, hundreds of thousands of old or broken computers and cellphones wind up in landfills or incinerators. Tossing unwanted or broken electronics into town or city municipal trash collection streams is ignorant, irresponsible, lazy, and offensive. The e-waste wind up in scrap yards that expose workers to toxic chemicals and poisons. It can even be potentially life threatening if the discarded digital items wind up in an incinerator, where they eventually reach the air we breathe, or in a landfill, where they break down and seep into the ground and contaminate the water we drink.
To help minimize the disastrous long-term effects of e-waste, picture the life cycles of future purchases all the way to the recycling bin.