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INFOGRAPHIC: The Growing E-Waste Epidemic

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We've all heard that E-waste is a growing problem around the world. As technology advances, so does our urge to get the latest and greatest electronics out there, but what happens to the electronics we no longer want? Have you ever stopped to think about how much of that ends up in a landfill?

How We Can Help

If you have any old IT equipment taking up space in your office, then give us a call at 713.430.2182. We may be able to help you clear out your old E-waste in a responsible, Eco-friendly way!

E-Waste Stats

Let's take a closer look at how much E-waste we accumulated in the United States in just the year 2010.

 
E-Waste Infographic

Clickable Sources for our E-Waste Infographic:

  1. http://www.electronicstakeback.com/wp-content/uploads/Facts_and_Figures_on_EWaste_and_Recycling.pdf
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_waste
  3. http://www.step-initiative.org/news.php?id=0000000163
  4. http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/everyday-tech/e-waste1.htm
  5. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arsenic_poisoning
  6. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead_poisoning
  7. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Americium
  8. http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/npgd0054.html