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No Tablet Left Behind: E-Waste Infographic

By April 22, 2013August 17th, 2020No Comments

Schools across the country have recognized the utility of tablets in K-12 education, with many aiming to reach a 1:1 tablet to student ratio. In the United States, K-12 enrollment is 55.2 million, which could mean just as many, if not more, devices. Yet trends have proved that technology is frequently updated and replaced, so what happens to the discarded devices? In honor of Earth Day, Funding Factory shows us the e-waste impact of 1:1 devices, and the benefits that could come from recycling those devices.