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Earth Day is on Monday 22nd April - here is one environmental issue which is becoming increasingly critical in the digital age.

Judit Klein

on 20 October 2013

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Dont you just But what about when technology becomes new technology? ? Only 20-25% of e-waste is recycled safely and responsibly. The United States alone produces 50 million tonnes of e-waste per year. from e-waste in landfills routinely contaminates air and water supplies. HAZARDOUS
MATERIALS You can help protect your community and the ecosystem by safely and responsibly recycling your
e-waste. Even in New Zealand 80 000
tonnes of e-waste is disposed per year. Many companies worldwide, including New Zealand offer services for safe disposal of e-waste. Earth Day April 22nd Find out more and pledge to act now at The Earth Day Network: http://act.earthday.org/ewaste_info.html http://www.rcn.co.nz/ewaste/ RCN, Auckland With the rapid expansion of technology, combined with the relatively short shelf life of many present day electronic devices, more and more
e-waste is generated each year. outdated discarded broken obsolete Often, these discarded devices end up in landfills or are incinerated, which can cause major environmental problems in our communities. Resources: Ilie Ciorba - http://dribbble.com/ilieciorba
Bharath Prabhuswamy - http://bharathp666.deviantart.com/
Bjorn Lindberg - http://www.limpa.net/
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