People Under 40 Create Huge Waste By Not Fixing Gadgets
A professor warns that people younger than 40 are part of a "lost generation" that doesn't know how to fix electronics.By Jasmine Bailey | December 29, 2014
Cracked cellphones, glitchy game consoles and temperamental computers. You know where most of that stuff, which probably could've been fixed, will likely end up?
The trash, then on to a landfill.
And according to Danielle George, professor of radio frequency engineering at the University of Manchester, we throw away our electronics because,well, we don't know how to fix them.