Caution: many so-called electronics recyclers are actually exporting your obsolete e-waste to be dumped overseas. That’s not recycling! Unfortunately, many local e-waste collection drives don’t partner with proven, responsible recyclers (often due to the higher cost), leaving you with little assurance that your e-waste isn’t just dumped someplace else. The only way to be 100% certain that your e-waste won’t end up dumped overseas is to take it to an e-Steward recycler. There are only a handful of these in Texas: Find an e-Steward location here.
Learn more about this from the non-profit group Basel Action Network. BAN is featured is two great news documentaries — watch and share, please!