Silicon mountain: Our obsession with electronics is drowning the world in e-waste

Whether it’s for work, school or keeping up with friends and family, we all rely on electronic devices for our daily lives. It’s likely you are reading this article from a device that uses a battery or plug. Unfortunately, our phones and laptops contain some toxic elements and when they break or become obsolete, where they end up next can have big impacts on the environment....

Originally posted on salon.com