26 Jun '11, 11pm

E-cycle! 130 million cell phones + 50 million computers thrown out each year. Heard at @GrnBz forum

E-cycle! 130 million cell phones + 50 million computers thrown out each year. Heard at @GrnBz forum

Electronic waste, or e-waste, is generally considered anything that plugs into a wall or accepts batteries. E-waste has surfaced as an important issue, because it can be dangerous if disposed of improperly. Many major retailers have instituted take-back programs and municipalities have created drop-off locations to help quell e-waste issues. Find your local disposal solution for electronics VIDEO: The Solar-Powered Recycling Robot Meet Dr. R.E. Cycler – a solar-powered robot that crushes aluminum beverage cans to prep them for recycling. The robot, whose full name is Dr. Robotic Environmentalist Cycler, is the latest creation of Florida Robotics, a company that makes entertainment and promotional robots to sell in the U.S. and 30 other countries. To see the Dr. R.E. Cycler in action, people place a can in his mouth and watch through his clear chest and belly as the can get...

Full article: http://earth911.com/recycling/electronics/

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