Recycling e-Waste: The Sky Is the Limit

  title={Recycling e-Waste: The Sky Is the Limit},
  author={Jan Krikke},
  journal={IT Professional},
The world generates about 40 million tons of PCs, cathode-ray tube (CRT) screens, fax machines, game consoles, mobile phones, and other e-waste every year. Barely 20 percent of this highly toxic waste is properly disposed of and recycled. Some e-waste is stripped of precious metal and unusable components are dumped in landfills, poisoning the soil and precious water resources. Unregulated e-waste trade affects a growing section of the population. China, one of the largest processors of e-waste… CONTINUE READING

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