Recycling E-Waste: India’s Devastating Business

Have you ever wondered what happened to that old iPod you threw away a few years ago? What about the computer that you replaced with a brand new laptop on Christmas? Throwing away an electronic device is obviously not as simple as tossing out left-over food or old clothes, because electronics are composed of various materials and different metals that aren’t easily recyclable. Today, big companies send their out-dated printers, computers, batteries, and electric cables to India for recycling.