Check it out here : The amount of e-waste is exploding and poses an environmental
TLDR: The explosion of the amount of e-waste is an environmental and health problem that must absolutely be addressed in the fight to save our planet, people and the climate. Actions must be taken at our level, as well as at the level of companies and states.
The UN defines electronic waste as any product that is discarded with a battery or plug and contains toxic and hazardous substances such as mercury, which can pose a serious risk to human health and the environment. And the amount of electronic waste (e-waste) produced in the world in 2019 reached a record 53.6 million tonnes (Mt), an increase of 9.2 Mt in five years, according to the United Nations (UN) report, Global e-waste monitor 2020.