“Revivals Stores agrees with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and sees the value of electronics that can be reused, refurbished, or recycled to minimize the actual waste that might end up in a landfill. This helps prevent polluting at unprotected dump sites in the Coachella Valley, and at locations abroad where it might be shipped.
There is good reason for this concern. Although electronics waste (e-waste) represents 2% of America’s trash in landfills, it equals 70% of overall toxic waste, due to the presence of heavy metals. (EPA)…”