Nowadays electronic gadgets become obsolete or wear out at an ever-increasing rate. The demand for newer, superior technology has increased the pace at which current devices reach the end of their useful lives. As a result, the question of what to do with obsolete electronics has become a global issue. Televisions are used on average for less than two years. For computers, it’s three years. Recycling of electronic products is critical for preserving landfill space and for ensuring that hazardous materials used to make electronics are properly disposed or recycled.

Unwanted consumer electronics – cell phones and smart phones, computers and monitors, televisions, DVD and MP3 players, pagers, PDAs and other devices are the fastest-growing category of waste. Disposal may not be a right answer always. Non-working electronics should be recycled to prevent lead, mercury and other toxics they contain from posing health and environmental risks after disposal.

Used electronics recycling has become a growing concern for municipal and regional solid waste programs. So, if you are ready to establish an organization to dispose or recycle the waste electronic equipment, Government will support financially.

Even before the environmental movement started getting national attention, recycling unwanted and discarded consumer goods was a profitable business. Now the recycling business is booming. Recycling consumer electronics is a potential niche that not only makes a profitable business, but also helps our environment. Depending on your location and your skills, you won’t need a huge capital outlay to start recycling electronic equipment.