Category: Electronic Waste

E-Waste Management

Video Rating: / 5 Here’s how e-waste gets recycled. Whole computers, televisions and printers in one end and shredded and sorted bits of metal, plastic and circuit board out the other and it is pretty cool to watch. Because of the toxic materials in e-waste it is important to make sure it gets recycled properly.

E-waste: How big of a problem is electronic waste?

According to a new report, the world’s e-waste — discarded smart phones, iPads, and televisions — will grow by 33 percent to 72 million tons in just three years. Dan Ackerman, editor at CNet, joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” with more on how to combat this troubling trend. http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/30/world/asia/china-electronic-waste-e-waste/ Guiyu, China (CNN) — Did you