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Where do Recycled Electronics Go

With new iPhones, TVs, laptop and gaming systems coming out every year, e-waste is being generated at an incredibly fast rate. The average life span of a cell phone in the United States is less than 2 years! In 2016, 44.7 million metric tons of e-waste were generated; that’s almost the equivalent of 4,500 Eiffel Towers.

With those staggering facts in mind, it’s more important than ever to properly recycle old and unwanted electronics. Electronic scrap makes up 70% of the overall toxic waste in U.S. landfills. The copper, aluminum, plastic and glass found in the devices can be reused in consumer products instead of going into a landfill.

Here’s what your electronics can become when you recycle with ProTek:

  • Necklaces & Earrings
  • Shoes
  • Brooches
  • Billboards
  • Artwork
  • Furniture
  • Refurbished devices
  • License plate frames
  • Car parts
  • Storage containers
  • Wiring
  • New Appliances
The possibilities are truly endless, and the environmental benefits of recycling electronics goes unsaid. To get started on properly disposing your electronics, contact us today and we’ll give you a free quote.

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