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Top 5 Reasons To Recycle Your Electronics


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Top 5 Reasons To Recycle Your Electronics

  1. 1. Top 5 Reasons To Recycle Your Electronics What to do with an old iPhone, Laptop, or anything that needs a battery.
  2. 2. #1 <ul><li>The EPA estimates that 15-20% pf e-waste is recycled, the rest shows up in landfills. </li></ul>
  3. 3. #2 <ul><li>In the United States, an estimated 70% of heavy metals in landfills comes from discarded electronics, while electronic waste represents only 2% of America's trash in landfills. </li></ul>
  4. 4. #3 <ul><li>The U.S. National Safety Council estimates that 75% of all personal computers ever sold are now gathering dust as surplus electronics. </li></ul>
  5. 5. #4 <ul><li>While some recycle, 7% of cell phone owners still throw away their old cell phones. </li></ul>
  6. 6. #5 <ul><li>It’s so easy to recycle electronics that it’s foolish not to. </li></ul><ul><li>Using services like Gazelle , you can not only do something good for the environment, you can also put some money back in your pocket. </li></ul>