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E-waste is the Toxic Legacy of our Digital Age

E-waste is the Toxic Legacy of our Digital Age

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Our waste electronics are polluting drinking water and harming ecosystems around the world. It’s time to fix the problem.

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literally tons of electronics because people don’t know how to fix them.

We’re throwing
away

millions of people who need one go without a cell phone.

At the same
time…

in the world, especially in developing countries, to handle all the electronics we’re throwing away.

There aren’t
enough recyclers

we’d create skilled jobs and give poor communities around the world access to low-cost technology.

If we fix things
instead,

more information here. http://ifixit.org/ewaste