What REALLY Happens To Our Old Electronics?

How Does Electronic Waste Impact the Environment? Above The Noise

Premiered April 12, 2023
How Does Electronic Waste Impact the Environment?

America tosses out tons of old electronics every year. Literally! Around 6.92 million tons in 2019 alone and a lot of that e-waste contains toxic chemicals, things like lead and mercury. If those are not handled properly, they can contaminate the environment and cause serious health issues... So what actually happens to all that hazardous e-waste? You might not like the answer...

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Above The Noise

Our host Myles Bess cuts through the hype and takes a deeper look at the research and facts behind controversial and trending topics in the news.

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