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E-waste Reuse And Recycling On The Rise

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The explosion of electronic devices means a constant churn in many households: replace the older TV/computer monitor/cell phone with a new one. 

Then what to do with the old one? 

That question frequently confounds, but there are places capable of reusing and/or recycling electronic devices.  ECS Refining, with an office in Medford, does both, reuse and recycle. 

You'll hear where the gadgets go when they leave our hands, and how Oregon law on the disposal of older devices changed things.  
 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.