Electronic devices contain hazardous materials that need proper recycling
In 2009, 438 million electronic products were sold, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. That’s the last year data are available, but with new products, sales are stronger than ever.
So what to do with our old electronics?
All electronic devices contain hazardous materials that need proper recycling. They “contain a wide variety of hazardous materials such as lead, nickel, cadmium and mercury and pose risks to human health and the...