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How much water is used to make a single computer? If you think that sounds like a lot, then you might find the next excerpt very interesting. It actually takes close to:. 15 tons of Water. 530 lbs. of Fossil Fuels. 48 lbs. of Chemicals. Just to make 1 computer. Lets keep learning…. How much electronic waste is trashed each year? This is a huge. Amount, especially considering that most of it can be reused or recycled. How much of a computer is recyclable? Just the outer metal casing.
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He continued on to tell Mike that the business he worked for had just purchased new computers to replace these 2-3 year old units. That night Mr. LaRochelle did some research and realized how widespread the problem of non-recycled technology was. According to the EPA. An estimated 41.9 million computers were discarded in 2007. That’s over 112,000 computers discarded every day. Computer Angels needs your Help! Proudly powered by WordPress.