Death of Televisions

Interesting numbers from Treehugger:

704.9 million — That’s how many cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions have been sold just in the USA since 1980, according to the EPA. 42.4% — How many of those TVs are estimated to still be in use. 23.9 million — Number of CRT TVs that will be thrown out in 2008, adding up to an estimated 711,029 tons of televisions. “Numbers for end-of-life TVs have been over 20 million per year since 2005, and are expected to go up to almost 25 million by 2010. Compare this to 10 years ago, when the numbers were closer to 12 million sets disposed of per year. “…

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