We need to know something about lead as it has negative impacts on our health.
Lead can cause damage to the central and peripheral nervous systems, blood system and our kidneys.
It also has serious negative impact on children’s brain development.
How does this occur?
Lead accumulates in the environment and has high toxic effects on all life forms.
For example, consumers electronic constitutes about 40% of lead found in landfills.
The lead content in landfills can leach and contaminated drinking water supplies to our homes.
To protect our health, we too have to take care of the environment.