Electronic devices are irrevocably woven into the fabric of modern society. Most of us interact with our cell phones, laptops, desktops, TVs, fitbits, wearable tech, and numerous other electronic devices not only daily, but multiple times a day. We also find ourselves replacing old or outdated tech multiple times a year.
How does the modern proclivity for electronics contribute to the problem of e-waste, why is e-waste such a problem anyway, and what can we do to reduce it? Let's take a look.