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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Reuse for electronic waste disposal

The most environmentally friendly option for electronic waste disposal is reuse. This waste management method extends the life of your electronics while benefiting society. If you have operating electronic products that you no longer need, you can contact local non-profit organizations or schools and inquire about donating. Manufacturers and retailers of electronic products often accept […]

Toxins in electronics waste

Classic tube televisions hold between 4 and 8 pounds of lead per television. If not recycled, this lead ends up in landfills, potentially leaking into water and surrounding soil. Older computer monitors also contain lead and the fluorescent lamp in the screen contains mercury. The circuit board contains both lead and cadmium, which is a […]