Here's a bit of a change of pace: a video by Vancouver highschool students about e-waste. That's old cell phones, Blackberries, computers etc., that get worn out, broken and thrown away. Do you know where they usually go to get recycled? Most companies that use the term 'recycling' for what they do with e-waste are actually shipping it to developing countries, where the valuable materials and components are harvested using very unsafe and polluting processes.
Free Geek and other organizations like it are trying to raise awareness about the greenest and safest possible methods to recycle and even re-use old tech waste. Watch the video here, at VancouverIAM.com, and check out Free Geek's website too!
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