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Archive: Anna Kučírková

In 1982, a family in the US bought a microwave oven. In 2012, thirty years later, the microwave was still working. In 2017, a young lady purchased an iPhone upgrade and a protective case. Four months later, with a splintered screen from a few bounces on the floor, the same young lady must purchase a new phone.

This anecdote makes a vital point about electronics in this fast-moving technology age: they just don’t make ‘em like they used to.

It also raises an important question: what should we do with electronic devices we don’t use anymore?

Let’s dive deeper into the problematic issue of e-waste.