If you watch your favorite programs on a new television, what did you do with the old one? Putting TV's in the landfill is legal for now, but not advised because of the risk to the environment.
But there is a one of a kind option in the Ozarks. It's one of a kind because it is the only state certified electronic recycling center in
When you walk into the
Those materials are then sorted and sold to create other products, making
Changing technologies create the need for new computers, cell phones and remote controls and now there's a safe way to dispose of the old ones.
"With your average
John Missildine, Computer Recycling Center’s general manager, adds, "It just seems such a shame that we can get all this material out of the Earth, process it, turn it into tin, cooper, lead and steel, use it one time and throw it away. It just makes absolutely no sense."
Reiss says his focus is on disposing of televisions and computer monitors because the picture tube, or
The other focus is on security for the sensitive information stored on all of the hard drives that comes in to be recycled.