Electrical products such as cell phones, computers, televisions, and video cameras can release toxic materials into the environment. Many devices contain lead, mercury, cadmium, and other materials harmful to the earth and it’s inhabitants. If you have electronic waste, it shouldn’t be thrown in the garbage but taken to your local household hazardous waste facility. For disposal locations, you can visit Earth 911 or call 1-877-EARTH-911. You could also try donating the devices or taking it to a thrift store.