Trashed Technology Is Turning Into a High-Tech Hazard

April 2006
Weekly Reader News - Senior;4/7/2006, Vol. 84 Issue 23, p7
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?.


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