Computers. Televisions. Microwave ovens.
Eventually, shiny new appliances become less shiny, and less new. Eventually, they stop working altogether.
At the Waterloo regional Landfill, 270 tones of electronic waste were recycled in 2014.
Were all of them beyond repair, or could some have been salvaged?
In a special series, CTV's David Imrie takes a look at some of the most popular consumer electronics, and whether it's easier to repair them or replace them.
Use the video player above to watch the series.