This video reviews the issues related to e-waste, it also addresses some of the solutions. This video specifically reviews how Sprint, through its buy-back program, is helping to solve the monumental problem of e-waste.
Since 2001, Sprint’s takeback program has collected more than 4,000 metric tons
of electronic waste which comprises more than 40 million wireless devices. These
programs not only keep phones out of landfills they have helped the company
avoid more than $1 billion in costs. In 2011 Sprint recycled more than 11
million wireless devices, over 211,000 on average per week. Sprint is the first
and only US wireless carrier to outline specific commitments that address
electronic waste (e-waste) holistically.
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