UG.IESS.IB.003 The E-Waste Menance in Ghana

Electronic waste, commonly referred to as e-waste, is electronic equipment such as broken cell phones, old computers, refrigerators, TV sets, iPods, small appliances, and other obsolete gadgets that no longer serve a purpose and are thus discarded. The United Nations estimates 20 to 50 million tons of e-waste is generated globally each year.