E-Waste Explosion: A Growing Concern

By | Posted March 26th, 2013

In 2010, the United States disposed of some 2,439,000 tons of waste generated from electronic devices. 649,000 of these tons were recycled, while an astounding 1,790,000 were thrown in landfills or incinerated. [1] These disused electronics have come to be referred to colloquially as “E-Waste.”

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