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The Serial Entrepreneur Who Is Tackling E-Waste With EcoATMs

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This story appears in the June 2013 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

The U.S. disposes of more than 384 million units of electronic waste each year, and less than 20 percent of that is recycled, according to the Electronics TakeBack Coalition. The remaining 80 percent is burned or dumped in landfills, leaking toxic substances like mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic and beryllium into the environment.

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