Earth Day 2010: Recycle

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As a result, it is only done on an industrial level in a few dozen countries. The only countries that have laws that set up electronic recycling collection and processing systems are South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, the 27 countries of the European Union, five provinces in Canada, and 20 states in the United States. There are just a few industrial electronics recycling companies in all of South America, Africa, and most of Asia.

Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

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South Korea also has a developed electronics recycling system that now recovers and properly processes over 75 percent of discarded electronics. They are developing an industrial capacity, for instance, with companies like Trishyiraya Recycling in Southern India. It does have an industry standard for proper electronics recycling and processing, and a developed industry. GreenTech Green IT mobile phones computer recycling electronics recycling