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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 and by 2017 this is expected to rise to 49 million tonnes of electronic waste E -WASTE In 2012 the planet generated about Only approximately 11% of e-waste is recycled UNLESS YOU HELP. Ewaste is extremely toxic and it's effects on both humans and the environment are devastating. what can YOU do? ECYCLE! REPAIR! DONATE! 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 65 million tonnes LEASE DON'T BUY! ONLY 1 IN 10 ARE RECYCLED The soil in Guiyu has been found to be so saturated with heavy metals such as lead, chromium and tin that groundwater has become undrinkable. And local children suffer from an extremely high rate of lead poisoning. The amount of ewaste is expected to growby 4% each year.It's the fastest growing source of waste in North America! MERCURY BRAIN DAMAGE, LIVER DAMAGE LEAD BRAIN DAMAGE, NERVE DAMAGE CADMIUM LUNG CANCER, KIDNEY FAILURE CHROMIUM EYE INJURY, DNA DAMAGE Once the computers, monitors, etc. are received ecycling centers disassemble and process the raw materials for future use. Try to get your equipment repaired or refurbished. Even if broken, there are usable components that may be repurposedfor building and repairing other systems. If your discarded electronic equipmentstill works, look for charities or localschool that could find better uses for it. Consumers who regularly upgrade to the latest gadgets and don't want to deal with what happens to it should consider leasing. MILLION TONNES YEAR
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