How 6 Million Pounds of Electronic Waste gets Recycled a month

Only 17% of electronic waste, that they’re full of tiny, toxic materials that are hard and expensive to break down, is recycled.

That’s because devices aren’t designed to be recycled.



But if extracted safely, those materials could mean big money for e-recyclers like Sims Lifecycle Services. We visit Sims’ Tennessee recycling facility to find out why e-waste is getting harder to deal with.

How 6 Million Pounds of Electronic Waste gets Recycled a month

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