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Need for Eco-Friendly Disposal of Electronic Waste

Need for Eco-Friendly Disposal of Electronic WasteNeed for Eco-Friendly Disposal of Electronic Waste

Tehran's need for strategies and facilities to manage electronic waste is gradually getting serious, an expert at the Department of Environment said.
Fatemeh Akbarpour added that although there is no accurate data on electronic waste production in the country, the growing population and rising demand for electronic goods will inevitably turn it into an emerging environmental challenge, ISNA reported.
"The rapid speed of technology's development has noticeably decreased the lifespan of electrical and electronic devices, driving the society to produce a massive pile of e-waste heading toward the country's poor waste management facilities," she said.

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