Crazy & Alarming Facts! The United States produces more E-waste annually than any other country in the world. The amount of electronics thrown away every year by Americans? 9.4 million tons! Only 12.5% of E-waste makes it to a recycling company. It take 530lbs of fossil fuel, 48 pounds of chemicals, and 1.5 tons of water to manufacture just one computer and monitor according to The Electronic take back coalition.