Saturday, December 22, 2007

E-waste is your problem too

Did you know that a 4 foot by 4 foot box of disposed and shredded circuit boards can be worth as much as $10,000? Did you know that Sweden and Denmark recycle over 100% of their glass consumption? Did you know that there is a huge illegal trade in shipping our e-waste to developing countries?

Don't feel like reading? Here are some things you can watch:

The Story Of Stuff

Stuff you can read:

National Geographic Articles with images and interactive diagrams

EPA e-waste recycling website

Basel Action Network

Pickup the January 2008 edition of National Geographic for more interesting info.

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