How to Recycle Large Electronics
Whether your looking for flat screen TV recycling or CRT recycling you can find a location near you using our recycling locator at the end of this article.
In 2011, the U.S. electronics recycling industry processed 3 to 4 million tons of used and end-of-life electronics equipment. More than 70 percent of the collected gadgets can be recycled, recovering items such as plastic, steel, aluminum, copper, gold and silver to be used in new products.
According to the EPA, 40%of consumer electronics were recycled in 2013. If you’re disposing of your old TV set, upgrading your flat-screen TV or handling office machines like printers, fax machines, copiers and scanners, check to see if there is a location near you that will recycle them.
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Frequent Large Electronic Recycling Questions
Recycling your electronics helps ensure many valuable materials like plastic, aluminum, copper and gold do not go to waste. But just as importantly, it is also providing the benefit of keeping some of the less desirable materials found in TV’s and computers such as mercury, lead and other heavy metals out of our natural environment.
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