While it may seem simple, figuring out how to dispose of a TV is a surprisingly tricky process. As it stands now, most cities have stringent rules about what products can and cannot go into landfills, and the materials within LCD TVs are on the “forbidden” list.
You might be okay with hauling out an old chair or even a table or two, but piano removals are beyond most people's capabilities.
We're in a time when just about everything we want to get rid of can be recycled. Not only the cans, paper, plastic and glass from our homes, but TV recycle is possible, too.
[Editors note: This post was originally published in October 2010 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.]
US representatives Mike Thompson and Gene Green recently introduced a new bill to the House of Representatives that is meant to curb the exportation of e-waste to developing countries around the world.