I know Christmas is coming & there will be a bit of cleaning out of older ipods, cell phones etc. This is a great site for helping w safe recycling~There is even one that will send you shipping labels for your old PC's Electronics Take Back Coalition
You can prevent e-waste from damaging environmental and human health by choosing reputable recyclers. The National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme provides the standards to ensure this does not occur.
Mountain of Waste The city of Guiyu is home to businesses devoted to processing discarded electronics, known as e-waste. According to local websites, the region dismantles million pounds of junked computers, cell phones and other devices a year.
Toxic 'e-waste' dumped in poor nations, says United Nations Millions of tonnes of old electronic goods illegally exported to developing countries, as people dump luxury items Electronic waste in Agbogbloshie dump, Accra, Ghana.