As our collective adoption of technology and electronics continues to grow, so does the amount of electronic waste (or e-waste) that’s building up around the globe.
Between TVs, cell phones, computers, and everything else with a circuit board, it’s already a huge amount – 50 million tonnes of it are produced every year!
Check out the infographic below to learn more about how serious the e-waste problem is, what you can do to reduce the amount of e-waste you produce, and what can be done to lessen the negative environmental impacts of the e-waste that is produced.
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