Infographic: How to E-Cycle the Right Way Infographic: How to E-Cycle the Right Way
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Infographic: How to E-Cycle the Right Way

by Column Five

April 10, 2013
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As fast as our thumbs can swipe "next" on a tablet screen, developers are creating bigger and better upgrades for every piece of technology. Now items once considered cutting-edge disappear into obsolescence more rapidly than ever before. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, only about 25 percent of all electronic waste (e-waste) is collected for recycling. The remaining bulk usually ends up in landfills in China or India. Not only is the phenomenon wasteful, the toxic materials housed in many of the gadgets are dangerous to the environment. What can consumers do to prevent this growing digital graveyard?
 

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Infographic: How to E-Cycle the Right Way