Last year, the world produced nearly 54 million tons of electrical and electronic products, but only a fraction of it was reused, refurbished, or recycled. With a relatively short lifecycle, e-waste now litters dumpsites all over the world, exposing humans and the environment to toxic materials.
There’s no stopping the constant influx of new and improved technology. In a world where a single year renders a cellphone obsolete, electronic waste is a big and growing problem.
Before you dump your electronics in favor of the newest models, read on for more facts and figures about e-waste and how to properly dispose of your electronics. We hope you’ll consider Tech Dump for your electronics recycling needs.