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Infographic Shows The Growing Concern of E-Waste
Posted By Christina Jones On March 25, 2013 @ 5:00 pm In green gadgets,Green Graphics & Packaging,Innovation,Reader Submitted Content | No Comments
With scores of new smartphones and tablets release every quarter, tons of electronic devices are thrown away – and they often wind up filling our landfills and polluting the environment. Electronic waste  is a growing concern – over 2.4 million tons of waste was generated by gadgets in 2010 alone. This waste often includes toxic materials such as lead, mercury and lithium to name a few. This infographic  by Metrofax  discusses this growing concern, and how recycling e-waste can reduce its carbon footprint.
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