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How Does Electronic Waste Impact the Environment?

Season 7 Episode 10

About the Episode

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...

Aired: 04/11/23 | Expires: | Runtime: 10m 20s