电子垃圾包括以下几类:大型家用电器、信息通信技术设备、消费电子、雷电设备、电子工具、体育用品、娱乐、玩具和休闲、医疗器械、监控设备和自动发行机器。有大量的产品被分类为这些类别污染(Herat et al .，2015)。这些电子产品分别是洗衣机、电冰箱、空调、烘干机、加热器、真空吸尘器、熨斗、烤面包机、加热器等，它们分别是家用电器的一种。ICT设备包括个人电脑、工作站、笔记本电脑、服务器、手机、传真机、打印机、复印机和电话。消费类电子产品还拥有广泛的产品，包括电视机、音乐系统、收音机、DVD播放机和同等的娱乐设备(Farrelly et al .，2014)。照明设备由钠灯、荧光灯管等组成，但不包括灯泡。电子工具由钻机、电锯、除草机、缝纫机和大型固定设备组成。娱乐设备包括硬币老虎机、跑步机、健身脚踏车、电动火车、遥控玩具等。除此之外，其他三种分类都是根据各自的使用情况来自行解释的。
E-waste is comprised of the following categories, large and small household appliances, information communication technological equipment, consumer electronics, lightning equipment, electronic tools, equipment of sports, recreation, toys and leisure, medical instruments, surveillance equipment and machines of automatic issuance. There are large numbers of products that are classified among these categories pollution (Herat et al., 2015). These electronic products are washing machines, refrigerators, air conditioners, dryers, heaters, vacuum cleaners, irons, toasters, heaters and more are part of the households’ appliances of large and small nature respectively. ICT equipment is inclusive of the personal computers, workstations, laptops, servers, mobiles, fax machines, printers, copiers and telephones. Consumer electronics also have wide range of products including televisions, music systems, radios, DVD players and equivalent entertainment gadgets (Farrelly et al., 2014). Lighting equipment consist of sodium lamps, fluorescent tubes and more but excluding the bulbs. Electronic tools are comprised of drill machines, electric saws, lawn movers, sewing machines apart from the machines of large stationary. Recreational equipment includes coin slot machines, treadmills, gym cycles, electric train sets, remote controlled toys and more. Apart from this, other three categories are self-explanatory through their titles as per their respective usage.