E-waste poisons

Electronic devices, particularly older ones, contain numerous hazardous materials that are harmful to human health and the environment. Lead, mercury, arsenic, barium, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, to name just a few — all are increasingly finding their way to the water table through landfills around the world.

Source: Swiss E-waste Guide

1 Calculations are based upon U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s estimates.

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