Recycle Electronics and Batteries

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REUSE OR RECYCLE COMPUTERS
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ELECTRONIC WASTE IS GROWING AT THREE TIMES THE RATE OF OTHER
MUNICPAL WASTE. IN FACT, TEXANS DISCARD 1.5 MILLION COMPUTERS
EVERY YEAR. USED COMPUTERS CONTAIN COMPONENTS THAT CAN BE
REUSED AND MATERIALS SUCH AS STEEL, PLASTIC, ALUMINUM AND
COPPER THAT CAN BE RECYCLED.
FOR A LISTING OF COMPUTER
RECYCLING CENTERS IN YOUR AREA, AND TO LEARN OTHER TIPS TO SAVE
MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, LOG ON TO TAKE CARE OF TEXAS.ORG.
TAKE CARE OF TEXAS - IT’S THE ONLY ONE WE’VE GOT!
REUSE RECYCLE COMPUTERS
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HERE’S ANOTHER TAKE CARE OF TEXAS MINUTE…
ELECTRONIC WASTE IS GROWING AT THREE TIMES THE RATE OF OTHER
MUNICIPAL WASTE—IN FACT, TEXANS DISCARD 1.5 MILLION COMPUTERS
ANNUALLY. YOU CAN HELP BY DONATING YOUR USED COMPUTER OR
TAKING IT TO BE RECYCLED. REUSING AND RECYCLING CONSERVES
NATURAL RESOURCES BY RECOVERING VALUABLE COMPONENTS AND
MATERIALS THAT CAN BE USED TO MAKE NEW PRODUCTS. IN FACT, AN
AVERAGE PC (NOT INCLUDING THE MONITOR) IS TYPICALLY 40 PERCENT
STEEL, 30 TO 40 PERCENT PLASTIC, 10 PERCENT ALUMINUM AND 10
PERCENT OTHER METALS, INCLUDING COPPER, GOLD, SILVER, CADMIUM
AND PLATINUM. FOR COMPUTER RECYCLING CENTERS IN YOUR AREA,
AND TO LEARN OTHER TIPS TO SAVE MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT,
LOG ON TO TAKE CARE OF TEXAS.ORG. TAKE CARE OF TEXAS - IT’S THE
ONLY ONE WE’VE GOT!
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