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Sept 15, 2020

By Jim Haigh, story reported in “Keep Me Posted North America” blog

The Global E-Waste Statistics Partnership (GESP) has just released the third edition of The Global E-Waste Monitor 2020, and the findings detail an ecological and precious resource-squandering crisis growing out of control. The scope is global and the damage arrives local in many ways that are troubling for the environment and consumers.

The surge in global electronic waste (e-waste) accelerated an alarming 21% in just the last 5 years. Worse, the data and analysis predict that e-waste — already the fastest growing waste stream in the world — will nearly double (from the 2014 baseline) by 2030. North America is a top contributor to this reckless, toxic and unsustainable crisis.

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