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Every year a staggering 50 million metric tons of e-waste — TVs, computers and cellphones — are deposited in landfills. In the U.S. we're often removed from the problem, but in third world countries sprawling landfills are often inter-twined with living and working spaces. An initiative has been floated to taking e-waste from landfills and using it to create e-learning gadgets for the local communities.