The big theme here is not breaking news to Unconsumption readers, but Science Friday’s recent segment on e-waste is still pretty informative:
According to the EPA, more than 2.5 million tons of electronic waste, or e-waste, is produced each year in the U.S. Derek Markham, a contributing writer for Treehugger.com
, discusses the global impacts, and why you should think twice before discarding your old cell phone.
Plus the show offers a good set of related links:
How E-Waste Is Becoming a Big, Global Problem