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How Can We Fix The Massive E-Waste Problem?

About 6.9 million metric tons of e-waste was produced in the U.S. alone in 2019. That's about the same weight as 19 Empire State Buildings. Of that, only about 15% was collected for recycling. Until products like phones and tablets are made to last much longer, Apple, Google, Samsung and others could do more to fix this problem of e-waste, and consumers need to be more responsible when buying and discarding their devices. » Subscribe to CNBC: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision » Subscribe to CNBC Classic: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCclassic About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: https://www.cnbc.com/ Follow CNBC on LinkedIn: https://cnb.cx/LinkedInCNBC Follow CNBC News on Facebook: https://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: https://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: https://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC Subscribe to CNBC PRO: https://cnb.cx/2NLi9AN #CNBC How Can We Fix The Massive E-waste Problem
Sat Dec 26 2020 | 17:00:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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