What's New: 2.6 Million Tons of Electronic Waste

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that in 2005 the U.S. alone generated 2.63 million tons of discarded computers, monitors, televisions, and other consumer electronics. More than 87% ended up in landfills or incinerators, and only about 330,000 tons were recycled. So-called "e-waste" is the fastest growing portion of our waste stream. Read the full article.

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2007 10:14 pm CDT

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