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Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

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According to Park Young-Woo of the United Nations Environment Program, the Asia-Pacific region now produces more than half of global e-waste. Switzerland was the first country in the world to adopt an electronics recycling system is 1991.Things are actually going pretty well in Europe. South Korea also has a developed electronics recycling system that now recovers and properly processes over 75 percent of discarded electronics.