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The Great CRT TV Massacre: Berlin Victims Speak

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But let's be honest with ourselves, it all comes down to aesthetics. Or as Sievert says, "They are old and fat and we want the new and flat." In 2008 alone, some 23.9 million CRT TVs were thrown out in the U.S. -- an estimated 711,029 tons of televisions.

Photo courtesy of Gerrit Sievert

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