Ética Ambiental Enfocado en la Contaminación del Medio Ambiente Debido al Mal Desecho de las Pilas y Baterías

Translated title of the contribution: Environmental Ethics Focused on Environmental Pollution Due to Improper Disposal of Batteries

Alexis Medardo Masabanda Cardenas, Jeverson Santiago Quishpe Gaibor

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This article focuses on the contamination of batteries and batteries that have been used as necessary items of daily life as they seem harmless and leave great consequences in the environment, so it is necessary to inform people about environmental ethics in order to be aware that when discarding a battery in a river at the time of degradation can pollute a large part of the water, which would leave several families without vital liquid, The purpose of this article is to teach the society the serious consequences of the bad application of these products for the health as well as for the ecosystem, since these energy accumulators are based on a chemical process that as all of them emanate harmful gases and heavy metals, to avoid this contamination it is necessary to know the different ways of recycling the batteries in order to avoid the contamination of the environment. Finally it will be indicated that the environmental ethics, is based on the principles of environmental conservation, since with the technological advances a comfort to the people is achieved, but these advances when finishing their useful life destroy to the environment forming very severe damages to the planet with which after certain time the planet will be too much contaminated, causing unpredictable climatic changes asta could be caused natural catastrophes, for it is indispensable to know on the environmental ethics and the bad use that we give to the accumulators and batteries after their period of useful life.
Translated title of the contributionEnvironmental Ethics Focused on Environmental Pollution Due to Improper Disposal of Batteries
Original languageSpanish (Ecuador)
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalRevista Caribeña De Ciencias Sociales
Issue number2019
StatePublished - 30 May 2019


  • Battery
  • Chemicals
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Ethics
  • Pollution

CACES Knowledge Areas

  • 125A Environment


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