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UN: Record Amount of E-Waste Generated

A record amount of electronic waste was generated last year, according to a United Nations University report. In 2014, 41.8 million tons of e-waste - mostly cell phones, refrigerators, washing machines and other domestic appliances - were dumped around the globe. Less than a sixth of that was properly recycled said the report prepared by the U.N.'s education and research branch. The United States and China generated the most waste. However, countries that regard themselves as...

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