Like carnival goldfish, electronics seem to have a life span of about a week before they're flushed into the junk drawer. But there's a better way: We visit an e-waste collection center and recycling facility to follow deceased gadgets as they go through the stages of reincarnation. (Try that with a goldfish.)
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Jenny An is a writer based in Brooklyn. She's written about food, technology, and the arts for Mashable, Conde Nast Traveler, and whomever else will let her.
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