Most people in Wisconsin are reusing or holding-on to their old TVs , computers, and phones.
A new survey from the state’s Department of Natural Resources says many people are still not recycling their electronics. DNR says people in Wisconsin have seven-point-six million TVs, eight-point-three million computers, and nine-point-three million cell phones. Nearly 40 percent of people have an unused cell phone, while 26 percent of people have an unused computer, and just 17 percent of people have an unused TV. The survey says many people simply reuse them.
As for recycling, most people who don’t, say they don’t know how or don’t know where to recycle their old electronics.