E-Waste: What you need to know [Infographic]

Since the start of 2017, we have thrown out more than 6.4m tonnes of electronic goods, according to The World Counts, a website keeping a live tally of global e-waste. If past patterns are any judge, not much of this will get properly recycled: less than a sixth of the e-waste discarded around the world in 2014 was dealt with in this way, says the UN.

 

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via E-Waste: What you need to know [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

10 responses to “E-Waste: What you need to know [Infographic]

  1. There’d be much less e-waste if we didn’t have to upgrade our tech every five minutes. Kinder to the environment and our bank balances. This industry is a cash cow – they’ve got us all hooked on the Great Tech Titty and they let us have the next little dribble every couple of years, at vast expense.

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