Waste generated from the use of electronic products such as computers, printers and mobile phone devices. Because of the fast turnover in technology, obsolete electronic gear is accumulating worldwide as a major amount of global waste. Businesses face more daunting e-waste situation since they replace hundreds of desktop or laptop computers, cell phones, or printers at a time and the old units have little or no trade-in value. New industries are being created to recycle old computer systems and other e-waste.