Recycling E-Waste – Expert Help by PC Magazine

by Larry Emmott on December 21, 2006

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By Matthew D. Sarrel
These days, responsible computing means more than not spreading viruses and not hacking into someone else’s system. The waste that results from disposing of electronics such as computers and mobile phones, called e-waste, can be highly toxic. The United Nations Environmental Program estimates that, each year, 20 million to 50 million tons of e-waste is dumped into landfills around the world. That works out to about 4,000 tons per hour.

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