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Study: World's Pile Of Electronic Waste Grows Ever Higher

The world’s mountain of discarded flat-screen TVs, cellphones and other electronic goods grew to a record high last year, according to an annual report released Thursday. The U.N.-backed study estimated the amount of e-waste that piled up globally in 2019 at 53.6 million metric tonnes - almost 2 million metric tons more than the previous year.
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