eWaste Study from the United Nations

12/6/2013

The United Nations has published a new study on eWaste, and predicts that global eWaste will increase by a third by 2017. The United States has the highest per capita eWaste rate at 66 pounds per year, and generates a staggering 9.4 MILLION METRIC TONS of eWaste this year!

Growing demand for technology is driving increases in eWaste worldwide.    

See the USA Today article at this link:   http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/12/15/un-study-electrical-waste-up-by-third-by-2017/4034091/

Tags: Electronics Waste, eWaste, global, United Nations