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Again, it doesn't change how they are too often replaced before hitting their limits (likewise for desktops of course; NVM how comparative data between the two classes are still missing, or how laptops are also a bit more likely to endure physical hardships, that's not the point)
It's not much of a trade-off when, too often, people aren't very willing to hold on even to working equipment.
When a laptop fails, it means it is used. It does not fail in the trashcan or in the recycling factory.
Which, again, doesn't exclude other (and IMHO way too widespread of course) scenarios, practices.