The Rise of the Corporate Sustainability Officer
By Verne Kopytoff
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Creating E -Waste

Photograph by Ton Koene/Redux

Americans are discarding a growing pile of electronics. People dispose of 29.4 million computers, 22.7 million televisions, and 129 million mobile devices annually, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Only around a quarter of those devices are recycled.