An eye opening video of how electronics are broken down for reuse.

Ever wondered what happens to your old computer, television or any other electronic item after you have dumped it into the recycling bin? All of these go to an e-waste center, where they are broken down into three main components-plastic, metals and glass, which are then sent to smelters who commoditize them.

Check out this eye-opening video about the process by Electronic Recyclers International, the largest electronics recycler in North America.

Electronic Recyclers International

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