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What Do We Know About E-Waste?

When you think of any given landfill, what comes to mind? Garbage, old furniture, mostly junk, right? If you weren’t considering electronic waste, you may be part of the 85% of Americans that are unaware of e-waste and its effect on the environment. E-waste is considered electronic products nearing the end of their “useful life”…
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3 Major Initiatives to Mitigate E-Waste

The Problem of E-Waste Electronic waste, or e-waste, is the fastest growing municipal waste stream in America, according to the EPA. Of the estimated 2.37 million tons of electronics discarded in the U.S. in 2009, only 25 percent was properly recycled. The rest was dumped into landfills or burned at incinerators, dismissing tons of valuable…