Toxic trash

International E-Waste Day 2021: 6 shocking facts raise the alarm on a growing crisis

The weight of the world’s electronic junk is heavier than the Great Wall of China.

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Mark your calendar: October 14 is International E-Waste Day.

What is e-waste?

Any kind of discarded electronic devices, such as cell phones, computers, keyboards, game consoles, TVs, and household appliances, qualify as e-waste.