In 2010, the United States disposed of some 2,439,000 tons of waste generated from electronic devices. 649,000 of these tons were recycled, while an astounding 1,790,000 were thrown in landfills or incinerated.

These disused electronics have come to be referred to colloquially as “E-Waste.” Learn more about this topic in the following infographic by MetroFax.

E-Waste Explosion: A Growing Concern

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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