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Detritus Refers to Waste;
M Stands for Management ;
Deuterium is used for manufacturing microchips and semiconductors, thus signifying electronics

What is E-Waste?

E-Waste is a term used to cover items of all types of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and its parts that have been discarded by the owner as waste without the intention of re-use.

Why is it a Problem?

The fate of

is uncertain, it is either incinerated, ends up in landfills, is stored in households, or recycled in informal operations.
The Global E-waste Monitor 2017 shows that e-waste has grown to 44.7 million metric tonnes annually. But only 20% of the e-waste generated is documented to be collected and recycled. The fate of 76% (34.1 million metric tonnes) is unknown, but likely dumped, traded or recycled under inferior conditions. Much e-waste also remains in the sheds, attics and storage rooms of its owners or gets disposed of with the normal household bin.
E-Waste is growing exponentially because global consumer demand continues to increase. Moreover, technology uptake and shorter replacement cycles are contributing to the growth of e-waste.