Recycling E-waste by Possitivity

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Recycling E-waste by Possitivity

  1. 1. E-Waste The Problem in America
  2. 2. The E-Waste Problem in America • Expanding technologies creates hazardous e-waste. • Harmful e-waste chemicals pollute lakes and streams near landfills. • E-waste is not biodegradable. • The United States lacks adequate e-waste regulation.
  3. 3. • E-Waste is responsible for 70% of the toxic waste in landfills. • Every day, Americans discard 130,000 personal computers. • Americans dispose of 130 million cell phones annually. • Over 500 million personal computers will become obsolete in 2009. E-Waste Facts and Figures
  4. 4. Where does much of the U.S. e-waste go? • Courtesy Basel Action Network
  5. 5. Illegally to other countries • Courtesy Basel Action Network
  6. 6. Possitivity has zero landfill tolerance • Courtesy Basel Action Network
  7. 7. Why Recycle E-Waste? • Protects public health and the environment • Conserves natural resources • Creates Jobs
  8. 8. Makes the world a better place • Courtesy Basel Action Network
  9. 9. Why Possitivity Green? • No-cost solution to an expensive problem • Manages corporate and consumer e-waste • Helps people with disabilities
  10. 10. Possitivity’s E-Waste Facility
  11. 11. Our Facility Continued
  12. 12. E-Waste Items We Accept • Computers • LCD Monitors • Printers • Copiers • Cell Phones • Fax Machines • PDAs
  13. 13. Guaranteed Zero Landfill
  14. 14. Contact Us To discuss your e-waste needs, call: 614.846.4877 or log on to: www.possitivitygreen.com

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