Are chargers Hazardous Waste? You may Know

Are chargers Hazardous Waste? You may Know

Are Chargers is Damage to the Environment?

In the past, we all believed that the charger contained metal.

If it was randomly discarded on the ground, the metal overflowed into the soil or groundwater, entered the human body through crops and drinking water, and damaged people's kidneys.

Phone chargers update with phone updates, or break while in use
Discarded chargers not only pollute the environment, but also pollute the human body. Then some people think that the charger is harmful garbage,

but in fact it is not the case,Chargers are recyclables, not hazardous waste. As long as they are not thrown away, they will not cause damage to the environment and are recyclable.

What does Recyclables Mean?

It refers to the domestic waste that can be recycled, such as waste paper, waste plastic, waste glass products, waste metal, etc. Old digital products like cell phone chargers are recyclables.

How to Deal with E-Waste?

Why does Apple no Longer Include Charger?

Apple stopped including EarPods and wall chargers with iPhones in 2020, only to include a USB-C to Lightning cable in its packaging.

According to Apple, ditching the charger and EarPods is supposed to reduce carbon emissions and preserve raw materials.



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