designed for the dump

If you haven’t checked out the latest installment of the “Story of…” series, it’s worth a look & listen. It’s about the lifecycle of our electronics. All of the TVs, cell phones, game consoles, laptops that we buy and eventually kick to the curb are seriously toxic to produce and dispose of. Do we really need a new cell phone every two years like the phone companies like to push? Do we really need that fancy new laptop when we can upgrade ours with a new hard-drive? Watch the video, and then decide.

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