TITLE

Trashed Technology Is Turning Into a High-Tech Hazard

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;4/7/2006, Vol. 84 Issue 23, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Emphasizes the importance of the proper disposal of electronic wastes. U.S. states that passed laws prohibiting people from throwing electronic waste with regular waste; Heavy metals contained in electronic gadgets which can be harmful to humans; Perspective of Patrick O'Shaughnessy, associate professor of occupational and environmental health at the University of Iowa, on recycling. INSETS: What Is E-Waste?;What Can YOU Do?.
ACCESSION #
20545560

 

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